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VimpelCom Ltd Announces First Quarter 2011 Results

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

VimpelCom Ltd Announces First Quarter 2011 Results04:00 EDT Wednesday, June 01, 2011AMSTERDAM and NEW YORK, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "VimpelCom Ltd" ("VimpelCom", the "Company" or the "Group") (NYSE: VIP), a leading international provider of telecommunications services, today announced operating and financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2011.This earnings release contains actual 1Q11 financial and operational results as well as selected results on a pro forma basis.VimpelCom is consolidating the results of Wind Telecom S.p.A. ("Wind Telecom") starting from April 15, 2011.Quarterly highlights and recent developments:On April 15, 2011, VimpelCom completed the combination with Wind Telecom, creating a leading global telecom groupFinancing of US$6.5 billion was completed to fund Wind Telecom transaction and further business expansionNet operating revenues increased by 23% y-o-y to US$2.7 billionOIBDA reached US$1.2 billion (up 16% y-o-y); OIBDA margin was 44.1%Net income attributable to VimpelCom was US$590 million (up 55% y-o-y)Net cash from operating activities was US$1.0 billion (up 25% y-o-y)South-East Asian presence was strengthened through acquisition in Laos and a new agreement in VietnamOn April 14, 2011, the Supervisory Board declared the payment of a final dividend of US$244 million in relation to its 2010 results, bringing total 2010 dividends to US$1.1 billionPro Forma FiguresBelow are selected preliminary results on a pro forma basis assuming that the business combination of VimpelCom and Wind Telecom had taken place on January 1, 2011*. The Company intends to provide a full set of pro forma data for 1Q10, 2Q10, 3Q10, 4Q10, 1Q11 and FY10 in early August.Selected Financial and Operating Results on a Pro Forma Basis1Q 11 Net operating revenues (US$, billions)5.5OIBDA (US$, billions)2.3OIBDA margin42%Capital expenditures (US$, billions)0.7Mobile subscriptions (millions)186 Fixed-line Broadband subscriptions (millions)4 The preliminary consolidated debt following the merger of VimpelCom with Wind Telecom is approximately US$27 billion gross with a net debt of approximately US$23 billion and net debt / OIBDA of around 2.5x.Additional information:Page 11: highlights of published 1Q11 results of Wind Telecomunicazioni S.p.A. ("Wind Italy") on a stand-alone basisPage 12: highlights of published 1Q11 results of Orascom Telecom Holding ("Orascom") on a stand-alone basisPage 13: additional information on the integration of VimpelCom and Wind Telecom, IFRS reporting and updated dividend guidelines for VimpelCom* These pro forma figures have been prepared by the Company to provide a better understanding of what the Company's results of operations and financial position might have looked like had the combination of VimpelCom and Wind Telecom taken place on January 1, 2011. These figures have not been reviewed by independent accountants. This information does not purport to indicate the results that actually would have been obtained had the combination been completed on the date indicated, nor does this information purport to indicate the results that may be realized in the future. You should not rely on this information as being indicative of the historical results or the future results that VimpelCom will experience. The pro forma figures are based on available information and certain assumptions that the Company believes to be reasonable. The adjustments made in the calculation of these pro forma figures could materially change as the purchase price allocation and consolidation procedures have not been finalized. The Net debt / OIBDA ratio is based on the preliminary pro forma net debt amount as of March 31, 2011 and the pro forma OIBDA amount for the full year 2010.Key Consolidated Financial and Operating Results*CONSOLIDATED OPERATIONS      (US$, MILLIONS)1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Net Operating revenues2,742.92,231.122.9%2,815.6-2.6%OIBDA1,209.51,041.216.2%1,251.6-3.4%OIBDA margin44.1%46.7%44.5%SG&A812.9643.326.4%854.7-4.9%SG&A percentage29.6%28.8%30.4%Net income attributable to VimpelCom Ltd.589.7381.554.6%461.227.9%Net income attributable to VimpelCom Ltd. per ADS, basic (US$)0.460.3821.1%0.3435.3%Net cash from operating activities1,004.4803.325.0%769.130.6%Capital expenditures456.4179.3154.5%1,142.6-60.1%ROCE18.0%24.7%19.9%* See definitions in Attachment E. References to "year-on-year" or "y-o-y" are to comparisons of 1Q11 vs. 1Q10, while references to "quarter-on-quarter" or "q-o-q" are to 1Q11 vs. 4Q10.Alexander Izosimov, Chief Executive Officer of VimpelCom, said, "With the consolidation of the assets of Wind Telecom into our portfolio, the scale of our operations has nearly doubled, making VimpelCom a truly global telecom operator with one of the largest customer bases in the world. I truly believe that we have strong prospects for profitable growth going forward. We are now focusing on the integration of our businesses, extracting synergies and capitalizing on the Company's strengthened leadership, scale and market expertise in order to efficiently manage our substantially expanded operations.""We understand the success of the Group depends on the performance of our businesses in each of our markets and, therefore, we continue to closely monitor and manage each of our country-level operations in Russia, Ukraine, the CIS and South-East Asia. The first quarter demonstrates the development of our businesses is progressing as planned, with year-on-year revenue growth across our business units. In particular, our actions in Russia to strengthen our competitive position are delivering positive results and, although challenges remain, we expect further progress as our programs continue to unfold. Overall, we maintain our focus on revenue growth, efficiency and optimization of our market positions across our business units.""With our advantages of scope and scale, coupled with strengthening market positions, we are confident VimpelCom will deliver value to all of its stakeholders."Russia - Financial and Operating ResultsRUSSIA (RUR millions)1Q 111Q 101Q 11 / 1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Net operating revenues     60,334      57,350 5.2%       64,552 -6.5%OIBDA     25,395      27,235 -6.8%       28,026 -9.4%OIBDA margin42.1%47.5%43.4%SG&A     16,912      15,664 8.0%       17,948 -5.8%  including Sales & Marketing Expenses       5,372        4,966 8.2%          6,595 -18.5%  including General & Administrative Costs     11,540      10,698 7.9%       11,353 1.6%SG&A percentage28.0%27.3%27.8%Capital expenditures       9,486        3,709 155.8%       24,842 -61.8%ROIC30.0%33.0%30.9%RUSSIA REVENUES (RUR millions)1Q 111Q 101Q 11 / 1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Net operating revenues      60,334      57,350 5.2%      64,552 -6.5%Mobile      50,067      47,882 4.6%      53,828 -7.0%including data revenue        3,882        3,209 21.0%        3,619 7.3%Fixed-line      10,267        9,468 8.4%      10,724 -4.3%Business segment        4,529        4,479 1.1%        4,857 -6.8%Wholesale        3,550        3,390 4.7%        3,886 -8.6%Residential        2,188        1,598 36.9%        1,981 10.4%including FTTB revenue        1,654        1,162 42.3%        1,464 13.0%RUSSIA OIBDA DEVELOPMENT (RUR millions)1Q 111Q 101Q 11 /1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10OIBDA Total25,39527,235-6.8%28,026-9.4%Mobile 22,76224,523-7.2%24,993-8.9%Fixed-line2,6332,712-2.9%3,033-13.2%Total OIBDA margin42.1%47.5%43.4%Mobile 45.5%51.2%46.4%Fixed-line 25.6%28.6%28.3%RUSSIA OPERATING DEVELOPMENT1Q 111Q 101Q 11 / 1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Mobile operationsSubscriptions  ('000)52,99151,2543.4%52,0201.9%including mobile broadband subscriptions2,3131,16997.9%1,92720.0%MOU, min217.8203.96.8%228.4-4.6%Adjusted MOU*, min226.4208.48.6%235.5-3.9%ARPU, RUR307.8307.70.0%332.6-7.5%Fixed-line operationsFTTB subscriptions ('000)1,5101,08838.8%1,35811.2%FTTB ARPU, RUR385.4371.93.6%383.90.4%* Adjusted MOU is calculated for mobile subscriptions excluding mobile broadband subscriptions using USB modems.Quarterly highlights:-- In the mobile segment:We added almost 1 million subscriptions in the quarter, bringing the total active base to 53 million, or 3.4% growth year-on-year and 1.9% growth quarter-on-quarter, as our stepped-up marketing activities drove market share gainsRevenues grew to 50.1 billion rubles, up 4.6% year-on-year, reflecting our sales efforts in a highly competitive environment. Revenues were down 7.0% quarter-on-quarter due to seasonalityMobile data revenues were 3.9 billion rubles, a 21% increase compared to 1Q10. Our total number of mobile broadband subscriptions increased to 2.3 million, up 98% year-on-year and up 20% quarter-on-quarterVAS revenues were 11.9 billion rubles, a 17% increase compared to 1Q10Mobile OIBDA margin was 45.5%, reflecting the cost of our ongoing marketing activities and the challenging Russian mobile market. Mobile OIBDA margin was also impacted by low margin revenues from the sale of devices, which we supported in order to drive penetration of mobile data servicesGeneral and administrative costs increased by nearly 8% to 11.5 billion rubles during first quarter 2011 from 10.7 billion rubles a year ago. To a large extent, this increase was driven by accelerated development of our 3G and FTTB networks and an increase in social tax in 2011. To compensate for this, we have already launched a number of cost optimization initiativesRevenues from the sale of devices increased by 0.7 billion rubles, up 102% versus 1Q10 due to active promotion of mobile data servicesCapex increased year-on-year reflecting the acceleration of network development and an improved phasing of capex throughout the year-- In the fixed-line segment:Revenues increased to 10.3 billion rubles, up 8.4% year-on-year and down 4.3% quarter-on-quarter due to seasonal factorsFTTB revenues were 1.7 billion rubles, growing by 42% year-on-year on the back of strong growth in subscriptions, which were up 39% year-on-year and good ARPU dynamics, which increased by 3.6% when compared to 1Q10During the quarter, IPTV service was launched in 7 additional cities, bringing the total number to 25 as of the end of 1Q11The Russian mobile segment's growth prospects are strong and the Company continues its efforts to enhance its market position. Furthermore, fixed-line revenue growth also continues, mainly due to solid progress in FTTB. With both segments expected to continue this momentum, the Company will maintain its sales and marketing programs to capture opportunities and drive growth.Ukraine - Financial and Operating ResultsUKRAINE PRO-FORMA (UAH millions)1Q 11pro-forma* 1Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Net operating revenues2,980.52,854.54.4%3,198.2-6.8%OIBDA1,621.21,410.315.0%1,709.1-5.1%OIBDA margin54.4%49.4%53.4%SG&A 860.8906.1-5.0%944.1-8.8%  including Sales & Marketing Expenses122.5160.4-23.6%176.2-30.5%  including General & Administrative Costs738.3745.7-1.0%767.9-3.9%SG&A percentage28.9%31.7%29.5%Capital expenditures368.8480.3-23.2%584.0-36.8%UKRAINE PRO-FORMA REVENUES  (UAH millions)**1Q 11pro-forma* 1Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Net operating revenues2,980.52,854.54.4%3,198.2-6.8%Mobile 2,766.32,661.73.9%3,009.8-8.1%Fixed-line 214.2192.811.1%188.413.7%Business segment84.279.85.5%87.4-3.7%Wholesale95.592.53.2%68.439.6%Residential 34.520.568.3%32.75.5%UKRAINE ACTUAL (UAH millions)1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Net operating revenues2,980.5359.2729.8%3,198.2-6.8%OIBDA Total1,621.280.71908.9%1,709.1-5.1%UKRAINE PRO-FORMA OPERATING DEVELOPMENT 1Q 11pro-forma* 1Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Mobile operationsSubscriptions  ('000)24,39823,8852.1%24,3900.0%MOU, min465.6406.314.6%456.62.0%ARPU mobile, UAH37.736.53.3%40.3-6.5%ARPU mobile, US$4.74.62.2%5.1-7.8%Fixed-line operationsBroadband subscriptions ('000)235.591.8156.5%200.417.5%Broadband ARPU, UAH49.268.8-28.5%55.7-11.7%Broadband ARPU, US$6.28.6-27.9%7.0-11.4%* Pro forma means that the numbers are presented assuming that the business combination with Kyivstar had taken place on January 1, 2009.** Mobile and fixed revenues for all periods were adjusted; see definition of reportable segments in Attachment E.Quarterly highlights:Mobile subscriptions reached 24.4 million, an increase of 2.1% year-on-year, while broadband subscriptions grew 156% to 235 thousand. The FTTB subscription base has been revised for the period of 1Q10-1Q11 based on the standard VimpelCom definition for broadband subscriptions to reflect a 3-months active baseRevenue trends were positive year-on-year in 1Q11 with a total revenue increase of more than 4%, reflecting growing demand for mobile dataResidential revenues grew 68% year-on-year to UAH 34 million driven by a significant increase in FTTB subscriptionsOIBDA was 15% above 1Q10 and OIBDA margin increased to 54.4% due to realized synergies and the continued effect of operational excellence initiativesCapex amounted to UAH 369 million, or 12% of revenuesSynergy initiatives are progressing well and delivering savings ahead of scheduleVimpelCom's newly implemented pricing strategy is continuing to deliver positive results in Ukraine despite a challenging competitive environment characterized by aggressive tariff campaigns targeted at gaining subscriber market share.CIS* - Financial and Operating ResultsCIS OPERATIONS (US$ millions)1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Net operating revenues350.9294.819.0%362.0-3.1%OIBDA159.6139.614.3%160.2-0.4%OIBDA margin45.5%47.4%44.3%SG&A97.179.122.8%110.8-12.4%  including Sales & Marketing Expenses21.818.219.8%31.5-30.8%  including General & Administrative Costs75.360.923.6%79.3-5.0%SG&A percentage27.7%26.8%30.6%Capital expenditures72.832.3125.4%256.1-71.6%ROIC10.8%9.3%10.8%Mobile subscriptions ('000)16,16813,12523.2%15,6123.6%including mobile broadband subscriptions38.114.5162.8%32.517.2%Broadband fixed-line subscriptions ('000)113.043.9157.4%91.823.1%* CIS operations include operations in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan (since 1Q10), Tajikistan, and Georgia.Quarterly highlights:Revenues reached US$351 million, an increase of 19% year-on-yearOIBDA increased to US$160 million, growing 14% compared to 1Q10Total mobile subscriptions reached 16 million, up 23% year-on-year and 4% quarter-on-quarterMobile revenue increased almost 19% compared to 1Q10, supported by positive trends in sales and active subscriber base growthFixed-line revenue amounted to US$41 million, growing 21% versus 1Q10 mainly due to the increase in rent of channels revenue in Kazakhstan, an increase in traffic termination revenue in all countries and an increase in Internet revenue in ArmeniaOIBDA margin decreased year-on-year, affected by a change in revenue mix due to increasing volume of low-margin customer equipment salesGeneral and administrative costs increased by nearly 24% year-on-year mainly due to the rapid deployment of 3G network in Kazakhstan and KyrgyzstanCapex spending reflects the acceleration of 3G network development in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan and the ongoing FTTB roll-out in KazakhstanOverall, the CIS business continues to show strong financial and operating results. VimpelCom is growing revenues year-on-year at double-digit rates in virtually all of its markets despite more intense competition in all CIS countries.South-East Asia - Financial and Operating ResultsQuarterly highlights:VimpelCom began consolidation of the newly acquired operations in Laos from March 9, 2011. On a pro forma basis, Laos showed year-on-year growth of 60% in active subscriptions in 1Q11. Operations are well on track to achieve strong growth in 2011The development of our business in Cambodia continues to evolve rapidly. Compared to 1Q10, Cambodia had growth of 73% in revenues and 54% in active subscriptions, and quarter-on-quarter growth showed a 16% increase in subscriber base and an 11% increase in revenue. Network quality, effective marketing campaigns and a pro-active approach to distribution helped further improve our market position and substantially improve cash flowSubsequent to the close of 1Q11, we agreed to finance the further development of our operations in Vietnam. Presently, our networks in Vietnam cover approximately 57% of the total population with commercial activity in 51 out of 63 provinces. VimpelCom has developed a strategy that includes more focused investments in its network and a comprehensive commercial re-launchOverall, VimpelCom continues to increase the Company's presence in South-East Asia and we are confident that the management expertise and experience we can leverage from our newly consolidated operations will help facilitate the development of our business in the region.SEA (US$ mln)1Q 111Q 101Q 11/Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Net operating mobile revenues 10.04.4127.3%6.944.9%Mobile OIBDA  (3.2)(8.6)n/a(9.8)n/aADDITIONAL INFORMATIONWind Italy ? 1Q11 Financial and Operating Results*On May 5, 2011, Wind Telecomunicazioni S.p.A. ("Wind Italy") reported its results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011. We have provided the highlights of those results below for your reference. VimpelCom will begin reporting consolidated financial results including Wind Telecom starting from April 15, 2011.Quarterly Highlights:Total revenues reached euro 1,351 million, up 4.3% over 1Q10 revenues of euro 1,295 millionEBITDA increased 2.8% y-o-y to euro 497 million; EBITDA margin was 36.8%EBIT grew 9.7% to euro 264 million versus euro 241 million in 1Q10Net financial indebtedness declined to euro 8,265 million from euro 8,415 million recorded as of December 31, 2010Mobile customer base increased by 7.7% y-o-y to 20.3 million subscribersFixed-line voice customers approached 3.1 million (up 7.3% y-o-y) driven by solid growth of Direct voice subscribers, up 12% over the previous yearStrong performance in Broadband with the customer base increasing by 19% y-o-y to 2.03 million, and 118 thousand net additions in 1Q11For the full 1Q11 press release of Wind Italy, please visit http://www.windgroup.it/eng/media/comunicati/comunicato530.phtml*Results are presented according to IFRS. This information is not adjusted for the impact of demergers following the April 15, 2011 combination of VimpelCom and Wind Telecom.ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONOrascom Telecom ? 1Q11 Financial and Operating Results*On May 18, 2011, Orascom Telecom Holding ("OTH" or "Orascom"), announced its consolidated results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011. We have provided the highlights of those results below for your reference. VimpelCom will begin reporting consolidated financial results including Orascom starting from April 15, 2011.Quarterly Highlights:Total subscribers exceeded 104 million in 1Q11, an increase of 16% y-o-y On January 4, 2011, OTH sold its entire shareholding in Orascom Tunisia Holding and Carthage Consortium through which OTH owned 50% of Orascom Telecom Tunisia ("OTT") for a total cash consideration of US$1.2 billion. The financial figures for Q1 2010 have been restated accordingly. Taking into consideration the 20% tax on capital gains in Tunisia and its associated investment cost, OTH recognized a gain of US$754 million on the transaction. As a result, Net Income before minority interest for the first quarter of 2011 stood at US$822 million; displaying a sharp increase compared to the same period of the previous year. Net income attributable to equity holders for the first quarter of 2011 was US$813 millionRevenues reached US$949 million, increasing by 5% y-o-y as a result of strong growth in all GSM operationsEBITDA reached US$437 million, an increase of 11% y-o-y, demonstrating a solid performance across all the GSM subsidiariesEBITDA margin stood at 46%, an increase of 2% y-o-y. EBITDA margins for the major subsidiaries were: Djezzy 59.4%, Mobilink 40.3% and banglalink 35.7%Net Debt as of March 31, 2011 stood at US$3,078 million, a decrease of 23% compared to 31 December 2010; with a Net Debt/EBITDA of 1.9xFor the full 1Q11 press release of Orascom Telecom Holding, please visithttp://www.orascomtelecom.com/Investor_Relations/EarningRelease.aspx* Results are presented according to IFRS. This information is not adjusted for the impact of demergers following the April 15, 2011 combination of VimpelCom and Wind Telecom.ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONIntegration of VimpelCom Ltd and Wind TelecomAs previously announced, the merger of VimpelCom Ltd and Wind Telecom S.p.A. closed on April 15, 2011. Following the closing, the Company began a comprehensive integration project to ensure that all synergies will be realized and to build the joint organization. Currently, the Company has initiated 12 workstreams, primarily in the areas of organization, human resources, technology, procurement, commercial coordination and finance. The Company continues to expect a net present value of US$2.5 billion in estimated synergies with procurement operating expense and capital expenditures expected to represent the largest source of synergies.Update of Reporting StandardsBeginning in 2012, VimpelCom will implement IFRS reporting companywide and begin reporting financial results according to IFRS guidelines, as issued by IASB. The Company currently anticipates that it will continue to report its 2011 consolidated quarterly results under US GAAP and aims to report its full year 2011 audited financial results under IFRS.Updated Dividend Guidelines*It is VimpelCom's intention to pay a dividend substantially in line with the development of its operational performance. The Company aims to pay interim and final dividends annually in cash that represent a significant part of its annual Operating Free Cash Flow, defined as "Net Cash from Operating Activities minus Capital Expenditure", to its shareholders. For the period 2011-2013, the Group aims to pay out at least US$0.80 per share per year, assuming not more than 1,628 million common shares are issued and outstanding. The Company plans to pay the annual dividend in two tranches. The first tranche will be an interim dividend paid during the second half of the year. The second tranche will be the final dividend that will be paid out following the annual results announcement. The precise amount and timing of dividends for a particular year will be approved by the Supervisory Board, subject to certain constraints and guidelines.* For the full dividend guidelines, please refer to www.vimpelcom.com.2010 Audited Consolidated Financial StatementsIn order to satisfy technical requirements in relation to disclosure of our financial results, simultaneously with this earnings release the Company is furnishing to the SEC on Form 6-K its audited consolidated financial statements as of December 31, 2010 and 2009 and for the years ended December 31, 2010, 2009 and 2008.Conference CallThe Company's management will discuss its first quarter 2011 results during a conference call and slide presentation on June 1, 2011 at 4:30 pm CET, (10:30 am US ET). The call and slide presentation may be accessed via webcast at http://www.vimpelcom.com.Participant passcode:3955055US call-in number: + 1 888-282-4591International call-in number:+ 1 719-457-2654The conference call replay and the slide presentation webcast will be available through June 8, 2011 and July 1, 2011, respectively. The slide presentation will also be available for download on the Company's website.US Replay Number:+1 888-203-1112  Confirmation Code:  3955055International Replay Number:+1 719-457-0820  Confirmation Code:  3955055DisclaimerThis press release contains "forward-looking statements", as the phrase is defined in Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Exchange Act. These statements include those relating to the benefits and synergies from the Company's transaction with Wind Telecom, the Company's conversion to IFRS reporting and the expected growth and development of the Company's operations. These and other forward-looking statements are based on management's best assessment of the Company's strategic and financial position and of future market conditions and trends. These discussions involve risks and uncertainties. The actual outcome may differ materially from these statements as a result of continued volatility in the economies in the markets in which the Company operates, unforeseen developments from competition, governmental regulation of the telecommunications industries, general political uncertainties in the markets in which the Company operates and/or litigation with third parties. The actual outcome may also differ materially if the Company is unable to obtain all necessary corporate approvals relating to its business, if the Company is unable to successfully integrate Wind Telecom, its Ukrainian operations and other newly-acquired businesses and other factors. In addition, there are risks related to the combination with Wind Telecom, including the possibility that the anticipated benefits combination may not materialize as expected; that the parties are unable to successfully implement integration strategies or otherwise realize the synergies anticipated for the transaction; the possibility that Telenor may succeed in the arbitration against the Company and Altimo Holdings and Investments Ltd. or bring other legal challenge (including requests for injunctive relief) against the Company, its officers or directors and/or Altimo in respect of its claims to pre-emptive rights or otherwise; and other risks and uncertainties that are beyond the parties' control. There can be no assurance that such risks and uncertainties will not have a material adverse effect on the Company. Certain factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those discussed in any forward-looking statements include the risk factors described in the Company's registration statement on Form F-4 filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"), the Company's proxy statement furnished to the SEC on Form 6-K on February 15, 2011, OJSC VimpelCom's public filings with the SEC, including its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2009, and other public filings made by the Company with the SEC, which risk factors are incorporated herein by reference. The Company disclaims any obligation to update developments of these risk factors or to announce publicly any revision to any of the forward-looking statements contained in this release, or to make corrections to reflect future events or developments.About VimpelCom LtdVimpelCom is one of the world's largest integrated telecommunications services operators offering a wide range of wireless, fixed, and broadband services in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Armenia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Algeria, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Central African Republic, Italy and Canada. VimpelCom's operations around the globe cover territory with a total population of approximately 843 million people. VimpelCom provides services under the "Beeline", "Kyivstar", "djuice", "Wind", "Infostrada" "Mobilink", "Leo", "Banglalink", "Telecel", and "Djezzy" brands. As of March 31, 2011 VimpelCom had 186 million mobile subscribers on combined basis. VimpelCom is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol (VIP). For more information visit: www.vimpelcom.com.Content of the Attachment TablesAttachment A:VimpelCom Ltd Financial Statements17Attachment B:Reconciliation Tables21Average Rates of Functional Currencies to USD23Capex Development23VimpelCom Ltd Financial and Operational Highlights on Pro Forma Basis23Attachment C:Financial and Operational Highlights in Functional Currencies24Attachment D:Key Financial Results in US Dollars28Attachment E:Definitions32For more information on financial and operating data for specific countries, as well as reconciliation of OIBDA, please refer to the supplementary file FinancialOperatingQ12011.xls on our website at http://vimpelcom.com/ir/financials/results.wbp.Attachment A: VimpelCom Ltd Financial StatementsVimpelCom Ltd Unaudited Consolidated Statements of IncomeThree months ended March 31,20112010(In thousands of US dollars, except share amounts)Operating revenues:Service revenues$2,673,139$2,202,629Sales of equipment and accessories66,13326,579Other revenues3,5881,920Net operating revenues2,742,8602,231,128Operating expenses:Service costs625,172501,588Cost of equipment and accessories 82,40826,350Selling, general and administrative expenses812,921643,297Depreciation475,432352,553Amortization100,66766,694Provision for doubtful accounts12,90818,643Total operating expenses2,109,5081,609,125Operating income633,352622,003Other income and expenses:Interest income15,05911,546Net foreign exchange gain139,530104,934Interest expense(134,936)(141,660)Equity in net gain/(loss) of associates55,588(3,784)Other expenses, net(5,274)(48,345)Total other income and expenses69,967(77,309)Income before income taxes703,319544,694Income tax expense94,610153,049Net income608,709391,645Net income attributable to the noncontrolling interest19,03610,166Net income attributable to VimpelCom$589,673$381,479Basic EPS :Net income attributable to VimpelCom per common share $                   0.46$                   0.38Weighted average common shares outstanding (thousand)1,292,0511,014,292Diluted EPS :Net income attributable to VimpelCom per common share $                   0.46$                   0.38Weighted average diluted shares (thousand)1,292,2141,015,004VimpelCom Ltd Consolidated Balance SheetsMarch 31,December 31,20112010(unaudited) (In thousands of US dollars, except share amounts)AssetsCurrent assets:Cash and cash equivalents $    1,857,617$          885,125Trade accounts receivable, net of allowance for doubtful accounts 549,112506,322Inventory 197,682137,413Deferred income taxes 89,689117,236Input value added tax 163,752137,958Due from related parties 106,99887,151Short-term bank deposits592,40934,305Other current assets340,332383,964Total current assets3,897,5912,289,474Property and equipment, net 7,378,0166,935,287Telecommunications licenses, net 529,704562,931Goodwill 7,323,9467,003,714Other intangible assets, net 1,462,6171,481,800Software, net613,167627,330Investments in associates 504,095446,130Due from related party10,8904,905Other non-current assets 560,688576,324Total assets$   22,280,714$ 19,927,895Liabilities, redeemable noncontrolling interest and equityCurrent liabilities:Accounts payable$       953,704$          963,450Due to employees130,786108,050Due to related parties 19,6365,634Accrued liabilities 297,217212,323Taxes payable309,257233,848Customer advances, net of VAT435,900452,055Customer deposits29,34533,835Deferred income taxes34,84750,313Short-term debt1,242,5081,162,444Total current liabilities3,453,2003,221,952Deferred income taxes 635,737688,206Long-term debt 6,046,9264,498,861Other non-current liabilities 185,174184,133Total liabilities10,321,0378,593,152Redeemable noncontrolling interest525,436522,076Equity:Convertible voting preferred stock (0.001 US$ nominal value per share), 128,532,000 shares authorized; 128,532,000 shares issued and outstanding129129Common stock (0.001 US$ nominal value per share), 2,000,000,000 shares authorized;  1,302,559,308 shares issued (December 31, 2010: 1,302,559,308);  1,292,080,700 shares outstanding (December 31, 2010: 1,292,050,700 )1,3031,303Ordinary stock (0.001 US$ nominal value per share), 50,000,000 shares authorized; nil shares issued and outstanding --Additional paid-in capital6,290,4596,292,269Retained earnings5,500,2775,153,819Accumulated other comprehensive loss(316,682)(561,154)Treasury stock, at cost, 10,478,608  shares of common stock (December 31, 2010: 10,508,608)(215,474)(215,763)Total VimpelCom shareholders' equity11,260,01210,670,603Noncontrolling interest174,229142,064Total equity11,434,24110,812,667Total liabilities, redeemable noncontrolling interest and equity$   22,280,714$ 19,927,895VimpelCom Ltd Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash FlowsThree months ended March 31,20112010(In thousands of US dollars)Operating activitiesNet cash provided by operating activities$         1,004,432$             803,279Investing activitiesPurchases of property and equipment(478,100)(144,113)Purchases of intangible assets(6,958)(8,503)Purchases of software (62,158)(57,379)Proceeds from sale of property, plant and equipment6,859Acquisition of subsidiaries, net of cash acquired (103,768)-Receipts from associates12,500-Cash increase due to Sky Mobile consolidation-4,702Loan granted -(5,044)Net flow from (investments in) deposits(556,665)225,743Purchases of other assets, net(6,837)(8,051)Net cash (used in)/provided by investing activities(1,195,127)7,355Financing activitiesProceeds from bank and other loans1,500,000203,227Repayments of bank and other loans(101,672)(927,551)Payments of fees in respect of debt issues(7,122)(83)Purchase of noncontrolling interest in consolidated subsidiaries(3,750)(2,294)Payment of dividends (256,407)(2,049)Payment of dividends to noncontrolling interest-(7,874)Other payments501-Net cash (used in)/from financing activities1,131,550(736,624)Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents31,6378,646Net (decrease)/increase in cash and cash equivalents972,49282,656Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period885,1251,446,949Cash and cash equivalents at end of period$         1,857,617$          1,529,605Three months ended March 31,20112010(In thousands of US dollars)Supplemental cash flow informationCash paid during the period:Income tax$              102,980$        175,208Interest (net of amounts capitalized)39,350112,191Non-cash activities:Equipment acquired under financing agreements1,638-Accounts payable for property, equipment and  other long-lived assets412,948138,899Attachment B: Reconciliation Tables Reconciliation of Consolidated OIBDA of VimpelCom*1Q 111Q 104Q 10OIBDA1,209.51,041.21,252.0Depreciation(475.4)(352.5)(513.6)Amortization(100.7)(66.7)(107.1)Operating income633.4622.0630.6Interest income15.111.613.8Net foreign exchange gain/(loss)139.5104.9(10.3)Interest expense(134.9)(141.6)(140.4)Equity in net gain/(loss) of associates 55.6(3.8)26.7Other (expense)/income, net(5.4)(48.5)(5.7)Income tax expense(94.6)(153.0)(44.2)Net income608.7391.6470.4Reconciliation of Consolidated OIBDA Margin of VimpelCom*1Q 111Q 104Q 10OIBDA margin44.1%46.7%44.5%Less: Depreciation as a percentage of net operating revenues(17.3%)(15.8%)(18.2%)Less: Amortization as a percentage of net operating revenues(3.7%)(3.0%)(3.8%)Operating income as a percentage of net operating revenues23.1%27.9%22.4%Interest income0.5%0.5%0.5%Net foreign exchange (loss)/gain5.1%4.7%(0.4%)Interest expense(4.9%)(6.3%)(5.0%)Equity in net gain/(loss) of associates 2.0%(0.2%)0.9%Other (expense)/income, net(0.2%)(2.2%)(0.2%)Income tax expense(3.4%)(6.9%)(1.6%)Net income margin22.2%17.6%16.7%*See also the supplementary file FinancialOperatingQ12011.xls on our website at http://vimpelcom.com/ir/financials/results.wbpReconciliation of VimpelCom Consolidated ROCE and Net Debt(In millions of US$)VimpelCom Ltd. Actual ROCE1Q '092Q '093Q '094Q '091Q '102Q '103Q '104Q '101Q '11Consolidated operating income LTM 2,4022,3572,1792,5782,6332,7102,8302,8522,864Net debt6,7296,3255,5475,4204,8503,8653,9704,7404,840Long - term debt5,3075,7325,5935,5405,2924,8014,3674,4996,047Short-term debt2,3882,2422,4761,8131,3561,5322,1261,1621,243Cash and cash equivalents (966)(1,649)(2,522)(1,447)(1,530)(2,353)(2,467)(885)(1,858)Long - term and short-term deposits---(486)(268)(115)(56)(36)(592)Total equity3,1464,0384,5694,5095,37610,64411,13810,81311,434Redeemable noncontrolling interest500500505509512515519522525Total capital employed (CE)10,37510,86310,62110,43810,73815,02415,62716,07516,799Average capital employed11,69010,99910,57410,66511,70512,95714,36615,881ROCE consolidated20.2%19.8%24.4%24.7%23.2%21.8%19.9%18.0%Reconciliation of ROICRussia,  ROIC (based on RUR millions)1Q 111Q 104Q 10Operating income LTM74,79276,79876,664          Property and equipment138,296120,740135,806          Licenses3,7525,7404,242          Intangible assets12,04514,18912,583          Goodwill80,63278,89779,884          Software11,4519,97612,096          Frequency permissions3,4203,1433,362Total Invested Capital249,596232,685247,973ROIC30.0%33.0%30.9%CIS,  ROIC (based on US$ millions)1Q 111Q 104Q 10Operating income LTM295.4243.3291.6          Property and equipment1,292.31,102.61,257.2          Licenses225.0247.4238.3          Intangible assets163.1178.3172.5          Goodwill983.2987.8953.4          Software75.581.777.0          Frequency permissions4.54.64.5Total Invested Capital2,743.62,602.42,702.9ROIC10.8%9.3%10.8%Average Rates of Functional Currencies to USD*Functional Currency/1 US$1Q 102Q 103Q 104Q 101Q 11Russia RUR29.8930.2430.6230.7129.27KazakhstanKZT147.68146.81147.40147.49146.42UkraineUAH7.997.927.907.937.95ArmeniaAMD384.26384.49365.57360.72365.93GeorgiaGEL1.721.801.841.771.76KyrgyzstanKGS44.5545.7546.7446.8047.39* Functional currencies in Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Cambodia are US dollars.Capex DevelopmentCAPEX (in US$ millions)1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Total capex 456.4179.3154.5%1,142.6-60.1%Russia333.6124.1168.8%806.8-58.7%Ukraine46.46.0673.3%73.6-37.0%Other CIS72.832.3125.4%256.1-71.6%All other3.616.9-78.7%6.1-41.0%VimpelCom Ltd Financial and Operational Highlights on Pro Forma Basis**CONSOLIDATED OPERATIONS  (US$, millions)1Q 11pro-forma 1Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Net operating revenues2,742.92,535.08.2%2,815.6-2.6%OIBDA1,209.51,205.00.4%1,251.6-3.4%OIBDA margin44.1%47.5%44.5%SG&A812.9741.09.7%854.7-4.9%SG&A percentage29.6%29.2%30.4%Net income attributable to VimpelCom Ltd.589.7412.043.1%461.227.9%Net cash from operating activities1,004.4 n/a 769.130.6%Capital expenditures456.4235.194.1%1,142.6-60.1%**  "Pro forma basis" means ? that the numbers are presented assuming that the business combination with Kyivstar had taken place on January 1, 2009Attachment C: Financial and Operational Highlights in Functional Currencies UkraineUKRAINE ACTUAL (UAH millions)1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Net operating revenues2,980.5359.2729.8%3,198.2-6.8%OIBDA1,621.280.71908.9%1,709.1-5.1%OIBDA margin54.4%22.5%53.4%SG&A 860.8146.9486.0%944.1-8.8%  including Sales & Marketing Expenses122.526.7358.8%176.2-30.5%  including General & Administrative Costs738.3120.2514.2%767.9-3.9%SG&A percentage28.9%40.9%29.5%Capital expenditures368.847.6674.8%584.0-36.8%UKRAINE ACTUAL REVENUES  (UAH millions)*1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Net operating revenues2,980.5359.2729.8%3,198.2-6.8%Mobile 2,766.3183.01411.6%3,009.8-8.1%Fixed-line 214.2176.221.6%188.413.7%Business segment84.274.013.8%87.4-3.7%Wholesale95.581.716.9%68.439.6%Residential 34.520.568.3%32.75.5%CIS - Revenues DevelopmentKAZAKHSTAN (KZT mln)1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Net operating revenues26,85023,55514.0%28,556-6.0%Mobile25,40623,07910.1%27,772-8.5%Fixed-line1,444476203.4%78484.2%ARMENIA (AMD mln)1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Net operating revenues16,89016,0175.5%17,159-1.6%Mobile7,3845,78727.6%7,0414.9%Fixed-line9,50510,230-7.1%10,118-6.1%*Mobile and fixed revenues for all periods were adjusted; see definition of reportable segments in Attachment E.UZBEKISTAN (US$ mln)*1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Net operating revenues58.945.330.0%59.0-0.2%Mobile56.442.931.5%56.40.0%Fixed-line2.52.44.2%2.6-3.8%TAJIKISTAN (US$ mln)*1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Net operating revenues20.514.838.5%21.1-2.8%Mobile18.013.335.3%16.68.4%Fixed-line2.51.566.7%4.5-44.4%GEORGIA (GEL mln)1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Net operating revenues21.218.812.8%20.43.9%Mobile20.618.312.6%19.55.6%Fixed-line0.60.520.0%0.9-33.3%KYRGYZSTAN (KGS mln)1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Mobile net operating revenues1,4451,13827.0%1,4311.0%CIS REVENUES (US$ mln)1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Net operating revenues350.9294.819.0%362.0-3.1%Mobile309.8260.818.8%321.0-3.5%Fixed-line41.134.020.9%41.00.2%* US$ is the functional currency in Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. CIS ? OIBDA DevelopmentKAZAKHSTAN (KZT mln)1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10OIBDA total 13,66313,0684.6%14,616-6.5%OIBDA margin 50.9%55.5%51.2%ARMENIA (AMD mln)1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10OIBDA total 5,7427,348-21.9%6,462-11.1%OIBDA margin 34.0%45.9%37.7%UZBEKISTAN (US$ mln)*1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10OIBDA total 26.919.637.2%21.226.9%OIBDA margin 45.7%43.3%35.9%TAJIKISTAN (US$ mln)*1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10OIBDA total9.24.4109.1%10.7-14.0%OIBDA margin 44.9%29.7%50.7%GEORGIA (GEL mln)1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10OIBDA Total4.12.0105.0%3.324.2%OIBDA margin 19.3%10.6%16.2%KYRGYZSTAN (KGS mln)1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Mobile OIBDA 81042690.1%71313.6%Mobile OIBDA margin 56.1%37.4%49.8%CIS OIBDA (US$ mln)1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10OIBDA total 159.6139.614.3%160.3-0.4%OIBDA margin 45.5%47.4%44.3%* US$ is the functional currency in Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.CIS - Operating HighlightsKAZAKHSTAN1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Mobile subscriptions ('000)6,9876,06215.3%6,8671.7%MOU, min113.3102.210.9%123.6-8.3%ARPU mobile, US$8.08.4-4.8%9.2-13.0%ARPU mobile, (KZT)1,173.51,264.0-7.2%1,359.0-13.6%Broadband internet subscriptions ('000)15.42.7470.4%12.028.3%ARMENIA1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Mobile subscriptions ('000)69954927.3%6724.0%including mobile broadband subscriptions8.46.823.5%7.020.0%MOU, min237.6345.6-31.3%274.9-13.6%ARPU mobile, US$7.89.0-13.3%10.0-22.0%ARPU mobile, (AMD)2,839.33,478.0-18.4%3,560.0-20.2%Broadband internet subscriptions ('000)84.431.2170.5%68.024.1%UZBEKISTAN1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Mobile subscriptions ('000)5,1023,48946.2%4,8225.8%including mobile broadband subscriptions29.77.7285.7%25.516.5%MOU, min390.7369.25.8%402.9-3.0%ARPU mobile, US$3.84.2-9.5%4.0-5.0%Broadband internet subscriptions ('000)13.210.032.0%11.811.9%TAJIKISTAN1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Mobile subscriptions ('000)804820-2.0%7872.2%MOU, min203.4157.928.8%197.33.1%ARPU mobile, US$7.65.635.7%7.17.0%GEORGIA1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Mobile subscriptions ('000)61143141.8%5609.11%MOU, min147.1125.017.7%133.89.94%ARPU mobile, US$6.17.5-18.7%6.6-7.58%ARPU mobile, (GEL)10.813.7-21.2%11.7-7.69%KYRGYZSTAN1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Mobile subscriptions ('000)1,9651,77410.8%1,9043.2%MOU, min289.7193.949.4%312.9-7.4%ARPU mobile, US$5.14.78.5%5.6-8.9%ARPU mobile, (KGS)243.2207.917.0%261.2-6.9%Attachment D: Key Financial Results in US Dollars*RussiaRUSSIA (US$ millions)1Q 111Q 101Q 11 / 1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Net operating revenues2,064.41,918.67.6%2,101.7-1.8%OIBDA868.4911.1-4.7%912.7-4.9%OIBDA margin42.1%47.5%43.4%SG&A 578.9524.010.5%584.3-0.9%  including Sales & Marketing Expenses183.9166.010.8%214.7-14.3%  including General & Administrative Costs395.0358.010.3%369.66.9%SG&A percentage28.0%27.3%27.8%Capital expenditures333.6124.1168.8%806.8-58.7%RUSSIA REVENUES (US$ millions)1Q 111Q 101Q 11 / 1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Net operating revenues2,064.41,918.67.6%2,101.7-1.8%Mobile revenues1,713.11,602.26.9%1,752.6-2.3%Fixed-line revenues 351.3316.411.0%349.10.6%Business segment155.0150.03.3%158.1-2.0%Wholesale121.5113.47.1%126.5-4.0%Residential 74.953.041.3%64.516.1%RUSSIA OIBDA DEVELOPMENT (US$ millions)1Q 111Q 101Q 11 / 1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10OIBDA total868.4911.1-4.7%912.7-4.9%Mobile778.4820.5-5.1%814.2-4.4%Fixed-line90.090.6-0.7%98.5-8.6%total OIBDA margin42.1%47.5%43.4%Mobile45.4%51.2%46.5%Fixed-line25.6%28.6%28.2%* Please find information on respective operating income amounts in the supplementary file FinancialOperatingQ12011.xls on our website at http://vimpelcom.com/ir/financials/results.wbp UkraineUKRAINE ACTUAL (US$ millions)1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Net operating revenues375.244.9735.6%403.2-6.9%OIBDA204.010.11919.8%215.5-5.3%OIBDA margin54.4%22.5%53.4%SG&A 108.318.3491.8%119.0-9.0%  including Sales & Marketing Expenses15.43.3366.7%22.2-30.6%  including General & Administrative Costs92.915.0519.3%96.8-4.0%SG&A percentage28.9%40.8%29.5%Capital expenditures46.46.0673.3%73.6-37.0%UKRAINE ACTUAL REVENUES (US$ millions)*1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Net operating revenues375.244.9735.6%403.2-6.9%Mobile 348.222.91420.5%379.5-8.2%Fixed-line 27.022.022.7%23.713.9%Business segment10.99.317.2%11.2-2.7%Wholesale11.710.115.8%8.439.3%Residential 4.32.665.4%4.14.9%*Mobile and fixed revenues for all periods were adjusted; see definition of reportable segments in Attachment E.CIS Revenues in US$KAZAKHSTAN (US$ mln)1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Net operating revenues183.4159.515.0%193.6-5.3%Mobile173.5156.311.0%188.3-7.9%Fixed-line9.93.2209.4%5.386.8%ARMENIA (US$ mln)1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Net operating revenues46.241.710.8%47.5-2.7%Mobile20.215.133.8%19.53.6%Fixed-line26.026.6-2.3%28.0-7.1%UZBEKISTAN (US$ mln)1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Net operating revenues58.945.330.0%59.0-0.2%Mobile56.442.931.5%56.40.0%Fixed-line2.52.44.2%2.6-3.8%TAJIKISTAN (US$ mln)1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Net operating revenues20.514.838.5%21.1-2.8%Mobile18.013.335.3%16.68.4%Fixed-line2.51.566.7%4.5-44.4%GEORGIA (US$ mln)1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Net operating revenues12.010.910.1%11.54.3%Mobile11.610.69.4%11.05.5%Fixed-line0.40.333.3%0.5-20.0%KYRGYZSTAN (US$ mln)1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10Mobile net operating revenues30.525.519.6%30.6-0.3%CIS OIBDA in US$KAZAKHSTAN (US$ mln)1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10OIBDA total 93.388.55.4%99.1-5.9%OIBDA margin 50.9%55.5%51.2%ARMENIA (US$ mln)1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10OIBDA total 15.719.1-17.8%17.9-12.3%OIBDA margin 34.0%45.8%37.7%UZBEKISTAN (US$ mln)1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10OIBDA total 26.919.637.2%21.226.9%OIBDA margin 45.7%43.3%35.9%TAJIKISTAN (US$ mln)1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10OIBDA total9.24.4109.1%10.7-14.0%OIBDA margin 44.9%29.7%50.7%GEORGIA (US$ mln)1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10OIBDA total2.31.1109.1%1.921.1%OIBDA margin 19.2%10.1%16.5%KYRGYZSTAN (US$ mln)1Q 111Q 101Q 11/1Q 104Q 101Q 11/4Q 10OIBDA Total17.19.580.0%15.212.5%OIBDA margin56.1%37.3%49.7%Attachment E: Definitions OIBDA is a non-U.S. GAAP financial measure. OIBDA, previously referred to as EBITDA or OIBDA by OJSC VimpelCom, is defined as operating income before depreciation and amortization. Our management uses  OIBDA and  OIBDA margin as supplemental performance measures and believes that  OIBDA and  OIBDA margin provide useful information to investors because they are indicators of the strength and performance of the Company's business operations, including its ability to fund discretionary spending, such as capital expenditures, acquisitions and other investments, as well as indicating its ability to incur and service debt. In addition, the components of  OIBDA include the key revenue and expense items for which the Company's operating managers are responsible and upon which their performance is evaluated.  OIBDA also assists management and investors by increasing the comparability of the Company's performance against the performance of other telecommunications companies that provide OIBDA or EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization) information. This increased comparability is achieved by excluding the potentially inconsistent effects between periods or companies of depreciation and amortization, which items may significantly affect operating income between periods. However, our OIBDA results may not be directly comparable to other companies' reported OIBDA or EBITDA results due to variances and adjustments in the components of OIBDA (including our calculation of  OIBDA) or calculation measures. Additionally, a limitation of OIBDA's use as a performance measure is that it does not reflect the periodic costs of certain capitalized tangible and intangible assets used in generating revenues or the need to replace capital equipment over time. Reconciliation of OIBDA to net income, the most directly comparable U.S. GAAP financial measure, is presented above (Attachment B) and in the supplementary file FinancialOperatingQ12011.xls on our website at http://vimpelcom.com/ir/financials/results.wbp.OIBDA margin is a non-U.S. GAAP financial measure.  We calculate OIBDA margin as OIBDA divided by net operating revenues, expressed as a percentage.  Reconciliation of OIBDA margin to net income as a percentage of net operating revenues, the most directly comparable U.S. GAAP financial measure, is presented above (Attachment B) and in the supplementary file FinancialOperatingQ12011.xls on our website at http://vimpelcom.com/ir/financials/results.wbp. ARPU (Monthly Average Revenue per User) is calculated by dividing service revenue during the relevant period, including roaming revenue and interconnect revenue, but excluding revenue from connection fees, sales of handsets and accessories and other non-service revenue, by the average number of subscriptions during the period and dividing by the number of months in that period. Broadband subscriptions are the customer contracts that served as a basis for revenue generating activity in the three months prior to the measurement date, as a result of activities including monthly internet access using FTTB, xDSL and WiFi technologies as well as mobile internet access  via USB modems using 3G/HSDPA technologies.Capital expenditures (Capex) - purchases of new equipment, new construction, upgrades, software, other long lived assets and related reasonable costs incurred prior to intended use of the non current asset, accounted at the earliest event of advance payment or delivery. Long-lived assets acquired in business combinations are not included in capital expenditures.CIS Geographic Segment for the purpose of VimpelCom's reporting includes our operations in the following countries: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Armenia and Georgia. Starting from the second quarter 2010 OJSC VimpelCom's operation in Ukraine was included into a separate reporting segment together with Kyivstar and reported on a pro forma basis for all periods starting from the first quarter of 2010.General and administrative costs (G&A) include salaries and outsourcing costs, including related social contributions required by law; stock price-based compensation expenses; repair and maintenance expenses; rent, including lease payments for base station sites; utilities; other miscellaneous expenses, such as insurance, operating taxes, license fees, and accounting, audit and legal fees.Households passed are households located within buildings, in which indoor installation of all the FTTB equipment necessary to install terminal residential equipment has been completed. Mobile subscriptions are SIM-cards registered in the system as of a measurement date, users of which generated revenue at any time during the three months prior to the measurement date. This includes revenue coming from any incoming and outgoing calls, subscription fee accruals, debits related to service, outgoing SMS, Multimedia Messaging Service (referred to as MMS), data transmission and receipt sessions, but does not include incoming SMS and MMS sent by VimpelCom or abandoned calls. VimpelCom's total number of mobile subscriptions also includes SIM-cards for use of mobile Internet service via USB modems.Mobile services are wireless voice and data transmission services excluding WiFi.MOU (Monthly Average Minutes of Use per User) is calculated by dividing the total number of minutes of usage for incoming and outgoing calls during the relevant period (excluding guest roamers) by the average number of mobile subscriptions during the period and dividing by the number of months in that period.Net debt is a non-U.S. GAAP financial measure and is calculated as the sum of interest bearing long-term debt and short-term debt minus cash and cash equivalents and long-term and short-term deposits. The Company believes that net debt provides useful information to investors because it shows the amount of debt outstanding to be paid after using available cash and cash equivalent and long-term and short-term deposits. Net debt should not be considered in isolation as an alternative to long-term debt and short-term debt, or any other measure of the company financial position. Reconciliation of net debt to long-term debt and short-term debt, the most directly comparable U.S. GAAP financial measures, is presented below in the reconciliation tables section.Reportable segments ? The Company identified Russia mobile, Russia fixed-line, CIS, Ukraine and All other reporting segments based on the business activities in different geographical areas. Although Georgia is no longer a member of the CIS, consistent with VimpelCom's historic reporting practice VimpelCom continues to include Georgia in its CIS reporting segment. Mobile primarily includes activities for the providing of wireless telecommunication services to the Company's subscribers and other operators; fixed-line primarily includes all activities for providing wireline telecommunication services, broadband and consumer Internet. Intersegment revenues are eliminated in consolidation. Mobile and fixed revenues for all periods for Ukraine were adjusted for consistency purposes.ROCE is a non-U.S. GAAP financial measure and is calculated as operating income for the last twelve months divided by the sum of net debt, total equity and redeemable noncontrolling interest calculated as an average of the quarter-end balances for the last four quarters. The Company believes that ROCE (return on capital employed) provides useful information to management of our company and investors because it is an indicator of our company's operational performance and represents a return on employed capital at the end of each reported period. Calculation of ROCE on the basis of U.S. GAAP financial measures is presented in the reconciliation tables section above (Attachment B).ROIC is a non-U.S. GAAP financial measure and is calculated as operating income for the last twelve months divided by the sum of property and equipment, licenses, intangible assets, goodwill, software and frequency permissions as reflected on the balance sheet as of the end of the period. The Company believes that ROIC (return on invested capital) provides useful information to management of our company because it is an indicator of our company's operational performance and provides a useful indication of how profitably our company used its resources in each reportable segment over the reported period. Calculation of ROIC on the basis of U.S. GAAP financial measures is presented below in the reconciliation tables section above (Attachment B).SEA Geographic segment ? VimpelCom's operations in South-East Asia, which include operations in Cambodia, Laos and VimpelCom's respective equity in net results of operations of its Vietnamese associate entity GTEL-Mobile JSC ("GTEL-Mobile").Sales and marketing costs (S&M) include marketing, advertising and dealer commissions expenses.Ukraine segment ? Due to change in the reporting structure of VimpelCom and in line with intentions made public by the Company in the previous quarter, Ukraine was considered to be a separate reporting segment apart from the CIS and includes the operations of VimpelCom's indirect Ukrainian subsidiaries Closed Joint Stock Company "Ukrainian Radio Systems" ("URS") and "Golden Telecom" Limited Liability Company ("GT LLC")), as well as Kyivstar.VAS (value added services) includes short messages ("SMS"), multimedia messages ("MMS"), caller number identification, call waiting, data transmission, mobile Internet, downloadable content and other services.SOURCE VimpelCom Ltd.For further information: VimpelCom Ltd: Gerbrand Nijman, +31 20 79 77 200, Investor_Relations@vimpelcom.com; or FD: Mateo Millett, +1-617-897-1533, mateo.millett@fd.com; or Russia, Ukraine and CIS: Marine Babayan, Investor_Relations@vimpelcom.com, +7 495 974 5888 (Moscow); or Africa & Asia and Orascom Telecom: Noha Khalil, otinvestorrelations@otelecom.com, +202 2461 5050 / 51 (Cairo); or Europe & North America and Fixed Income: Stefano Songini, ir@mail.wind.it, +39 06 83113099 (Rome)