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VimpelCom to Release 2Q11 Results on September 7, 2011

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

VimpelCom to Release 2Q11 Results on September 7, 201102:40 EDT Tuesday, August 30, 2011AMSTERDAM, Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "VimpelCom Ltd." ("VimpelCom" or "Company") (NYSE: VIP), a leading international provider of telecommunications services, today announces that it plans to publish its second quarter 2011 results on September 7, 2011, at 7:00 am CET.The Company's second quarter 2011 results will reflect the consolidation of Wind Telecom S.p.A. ("Wind Telecom"). As previously announced, VimpelCom began consolidating Wind Telecom starting from April 15, 2011 after the acquisition closed.The Company will webcast two analyst & investor conference calls on its second quarter 2011 results on September 7, 2011, at 9:30 am CET (3:30 am US ET) for European analysts and investors, and at 3:00 pm CET (9:00 am US ET) for US-based investors and analysts.The conference calls will be hosted by Jo Lunder, Chief Executive Officer, VimpelCom Ltd. He will be joined by: Khaled Bichara, President and Chief Operating OfficerHenk van Dalen, Chief Financial OfficerGerbrand Nijman, Group Head of Investor Relations.The calls and slide presentations may be accessed via webcast at http://www.vimpelcom.com.9:30 am CET (3:30 am US ET) conference call:US call-in number:                 + 1 877 616-4476 International call-in number:    + 1 402 875-47633:00 pm CET (9:00 am US ET) conference call:US call-in number:                 + 1 877 616-4476International call-in number:    + 1 402 875-4763The conference calls replay and the slide presentations webcast will be available until September 14, 2011 and October 7, 2011, respectively. The slide presentation will also be available for download on the Company's website. 9:30 am CET (3:30 am US ET) conference call replay:US Replay Number:                 +1 855 859-2056 Confirmation Code:  95884159International Replay Number:    +1 404 537-3406 Confirmation Code:  958841593:00 pm CET (9:00 am US ET) conference call replay:US Replay Number:                 +1 855 859-2056 Confirmation Code:  95889150International Replay Number:    +1 404 537-3406 Confirmation Code:  95889150About VimpelComVimpelCom is one of the world's largest integrated telecommunications services operators offering a wide range of wireless, fixed, and broadband services in Russia, Italy, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Armenia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Algeria, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Central African Republic and Canada.  VimpelCom's operations around the globe cover territory with a total population of approximately 868 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 pro forma 186 million mobile subscribers. VimpelCom is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol (VIP). For more information visit: www.vimpelcom.comSOURCE VimpelCom Ltd.For further information: Investor Relations: Gerbrand Nijman, +31 (0)20 79 77 203 (Amsterdam), Investor_Relations@vimpelcom.com, or Media and Public Relations: Elena Prokhorova, +7(495) 725-0708 (Moscow), pr@vimpelcom.com, both of VimpelCom Ltd.