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Press release from PR Newswire

VimpelCom Annual General Meeting set for April 24, 2013

Tuesday, March 05, 2013

VimpelCom Annual General Meeting set for April 24, 201312:00 EST Tuesday, March 05, 2013AMSTERDAM, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "VimpelCom Ltd." ("VimpelCom", "Company" or "Group") (NYSE: VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications services, announces that its Supervisory Board has set the date for the Company's 2013 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the "Shareholders Meeting") for April 24, 2013. The record date for the Shareholders Meeting has been set for March 22, 2013.The agenda of the Shareholders Meeting is as follows:For shareholders to receive audited financial statements for the financial year that ended on December 31, 2012 Proposal of individual directors for election to the Supervisory Board Appointment of the Company auditorFurther details on the agenda, the slate of nominees to the Supervisory Board and procedural matters related to the Shareholders Meeting will be made available through an official notice to be distributed by VimpelCom to its shareholders prior to the Shareholders Meeting. 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: Gerbrand Nijman, VimpelCom Ltd., +31 20 79 77 200 (Amsterdam),, or Media and Public Relations: Bobby Leach, VimpelCom Ltd., +31 20 79 77 200 (Amsterdam),