Dr. Anastasia Medvedeva is a neurologist specialising in dementia at the European Medical Centre and the Department of Neurology at First Moscow Medical University.

She has been a member of Russian Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War for more than 10 years. As a leader of the RPPNW youth movement, she took part in conferences in Oslo, London, Riga, and Berlin. She has also participated in meetings with Russian decision makers at the Duma, the Russian White House, and the Ministry of International Affairs. In February 2017, she organised a Moscow Symposium on nuclear weapons issues together with the Pugwash Conference on Common Security.