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VimpelCom welcomes removal of injunctions by Moscow Court

Friday, November 30, 2012

VimpelCom welcomes removal of injunctions by Moscow Court09:10 EST Friday, November 30, 2012AMSTERDAM, Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "VimpelCom Ltd." ("VimpelCom", "Company" or "Group") (NYSE:VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications services, announced today that it is pleased that the Moscow Arbitration Court approved the request from the Russian Federal Anti-Monopoly Service ("FAS") to withdraw its claim against Telenor East Invest II AS and Weather Investments II and removed the injunctions previously placed upon the Company, Telenor and Weather.Consequently, the Company expects that its Annual General Meeting will be held on December 21, 2012, as previously announced.  About VimpelComVimpelCom is one of the world's largest integrated telecommunications services operators providing voice and data services through a range of traditional and broadband mobile and fixed technologies in Russia, Italy, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Armenia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, 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 780 million people. VimpelCom provides services under the "Beeline", "Kyivstar", "djuice", "Wind", "Infostrada" "Mobilink", "Leo", "banglalink", "Telecel", and "Djezzy" brands. As of September 30, 2012 VimpelCom had 212 million mobile subscribers on a combined basis. VimpelCom is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol (VIP). For more information visit: SOURCE VimpelCom Ltd.For further information: Investor Relations: VimpelCom Ltd., Gerbrand Nijman, +31 20 79 77 200 (Amsterdam), or Media and Public Relations: Bobby Leach, VimpelCom Ltd., +31 20 79 77 200 (Amsterdam),