Birth 14 November 1925, Mr.. g. Tbilisi.
In 1946 he entered the Philosophical Faculty of the Leningrad State University (LSU), who graduated in 1951, writing a thesis on "Features of the Chinese Revolution. Since 1954, he studied at the part-time graduate of the Moscow State Pedagogical Institute of Lenin (Moscow State Pedagogical Institute). Speaks German.
Member of the Permanent Bureau of the Congress of People's Deputies of the USSR.
In February 1943 he was drafted into the army and after a brief stay in the training regiment under the direction of Kutaisi was a military school, but did not pass the credentials committee as the son of a repressed.
In 1951-1954 he was a secondary school teacher in the Sverdlovsk region, in combination - the director of evening ten-year school.
In the years 1954-1957 - the director of a seven-year school in Leningrad region.
In the years 1958-1962 - editor, deputy editor of the State Publishing House to produce educational literature (Uchpedgiz).
In the years 1961-1971 - Senior Researcher, Head of the Scientific Research Institute of Industrial Training Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of the USSR.
Since the early 60-ies - an active participant in the dissident movement.
Since 1970, Mr.. Roy Medvedev
, is engaged in literary and journalistic activities, "free scholar".
In 1975-1976 Roy Medvedev
was co-editor samizdat magazine "XX Century", 10 rooms of which appeared in the USSR, (2 rooms have been reissued in London)
. February 2, 1979 Medvedev
was nominated by a dissident group intsiativnoy "Elections 79" candidate for the Supreme Soviet of the USSR in elections March 4, 1979 from the Sverdlovsk electoral district N 2, . Medvedev
candidacy but was not registered "because of bureaucratic red tape",
In 1989, he became a member of the public council of historical and educational society "Memorial". In the same year, was reinstated in the CPSU.
In 1989 elected people's deputies from Voroshilov territorial electoral district of Moscow (now Khoroshevskii District).
Since 1989 - Member of the Committee of the Supreme Council (SC) of the USSR on legislation, law and order, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Legislation, a member of the Council of the Union Sun
. October 26, 1991 founding conference was opened by the TSP, which was elected steering committee of the Constituent Congress.
. Dossier on Medvedev, RA