Nina Kouprianova is the lovely wife of white supremacist, Richard Spencer –who’s known for helping organize the deadly rallies in Charlottesville.
Spencer founded an online publication in 2010 that he called the Alternative Right. He is currently the president of the National Policy Institute –an organization that aims to promote white nationalism. He is also the founder and Editor of Radix Journal and RadixJournal.com.
The 39-year-old Dallas native, was a participant in the violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. in August. He is due to give a speech at the University of Florida on Thursday –as a result the governor of Florida has declared a state of emergency.
What would Nina Kouprianova make out of all of this? She’s probably the person closest to Spencer and it her opinion should be interesting. Get to know her in her top facts below.
#1 Nina is from abroad
Nina Kouprianova hails all the way from Russia, she is also known as Nina Byzantina –a name she often uses as a pseudonym for her work.
#2 She is a writer and scholar
Nina holds a PhD (History) from the University of Toronto, focusing on modern and contemporary Russia, culture, and U.S. foreign policy.
#3 She has her own website
According to her website, Nina Kouprianova describes herself as an independent analyst of geopolitics and culture.
#4 She wants to disseminate Russian thought
Nina Spencer has translated the work of Russian far-right theorist and Putin ally Alexander Dugin, and criticized Western media coverage of Putin as “unjustifiably critical.” However, she warns that she doesn’t necessarily endorse the content of each piece.
# 5 She worked in the financial industry for years
On ninakouprianova.com she claims having worked as a graphic designer in the financial industry. She was involved in all aspects of publishing along with illustration and design.
#6 Nina is a mom of one
Kouprianova and Spencer are the proud parents of an adorable young girl.
#7 She and Richard Spencer are currently separated
The couple is said to have separated in recent months. The reasons for their separation is unknown.
#8 She is also into photography
The mom of one has lived throughout North America—from the mountains to the prairies –which are her favorite places to shoot. Her other places to shoot also include Russia, Europe, and Japan. Some of her photography is located on 500px.
#9 She is currently pregnant
According from photos from her social media accounts, the Russian born is currently expecting her second child.
Find her on Twitter here.