NYSE Euronext to Host the 2012 NYSE Russia Day with Half-day Conference at the New York Stock Exchange on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012

  NYSE Euronext to Host the 2012 NYSE Russia Day with Half-day Conference at   the New York Stock Exchange on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012          Conference Participants to Ring the NYSE Closing Bell include:     - Igor Shuvalov, First Deputy Prime Minister of The Russian Federation - - Alexander Voloshin, Head of Moscow International Financial Center Task Force                                       -    - Olga Dergunova, Head of the Federal Property Management Agency of The                              Russian Federation -      - Alexei Moiseev, Deputy Finance Minister of The Russian Federation-                 - Igor Zyuzin, Chairman of Mechel (NYSE: MTL)-        - Andrei Dubovskov, CEO ofMobile TeleSystems “MTS” (NYSE: MBT)-  Business Wire  NEW YORK -- November 27, 2012  Leading business executives, investors, and government officials led by Igor Shuvalov, First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) for the 2012 NYSE Russia Day on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012. Hosted in conjunction with Vnesheconombank (VEB) and supported by Mobile TeleSystems (MTS), Cleary Gottlieb, BNY Mellon and Bloomberg TV, the half-day conference will offer insights into Russia’s economic outlook, investment opportunities, capital markets and privatization program.  The delegation of Russia's economic government officials and private company's CEOs will be led by Igor Shuvalov, First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation. In the Russian government he is responsible for macroeconomic sector, including strategic infrastructure projects, privatization, finance/tax policy and Far East development.  Participants include: Alexander Voloshin, Head of Moscow International Financial Center Task Force; Olga Dergunova, Head of Federal Property Management Agency of the Russian Federation; Alexei Moiseev, Deputy Finance Minister of the Russian Federation, joined by chief executive officers, including Igor Zyuzin, Chairman of Mechel and Andrei Dubovskov (NYSE: MTL), CEO of Mobile TeleSystems “MTS” (NYSE: MBT) and investors in Russian and American companies.  “Russia Day at the NYSE is a unique opportunity to raise awareness of the growth of the Russian economy and discuss opportunities in our corporate sector," said Igor Shuvalov, First Deputy Prime Minister of The Russian Federation. "Russia is becoming an increasingly attractive destination for commercial development and investment and the potential of US-Russian trade and economic relations is enormous. Therefore, starting dialogue and building relationships with those who want to do business and invest in Russia are among our top priorities. ”  “Russia Day at the NYSE will provide in-depth perspectives on the recent and anticipated changes in economic development in Russia while allowing participants to discuss strategic opportunities with market leaders, investors and top-level government officials,” said Albert Ganyushin, Head of Listings – International, NYSE Euronext. “Our goal is to increase awareness among the US investment and advisory community of the investment opportunities in Russia, the country's plans to accelerate and broaden its privatization program and the development of the Russian financial markets.”  For more information on the 2012 Russia Business and Investment Conference including program agenda and full list of participants, go to:  https://europeanequities.nyx.com/en/nyse-russia-day  NYSE Euronext and Russia:    *4 listed companies for a combined market capitalization of $55 billion   *The first annual Russia Day at the NYSE was held on 28 Oct. 2011 and was     attended by over 300 people.  Press Welcome to Attend – Interview Opportunities Available NYSE Security Checkpoint/Tent at corner of Exchange Place and Broad Street 1:00 p.m.         Media Arrival 1:40 p.m.          Start of NYSE Russia Day Conference 2:15 p.m.          Tour of Trading Floor – Media Opportunities Available 3:30 p.m.          Media arrives for The Closing Bell ceremony 4:00 p.m.          The Closing Bell rings   CONTACT:  Media interested in covering the event MUST contact Keara Everdell at 212.656.2159, Keverdell@nyx.com, or Annmarie Gioia at 212.656.5437, Agioia@nyx.com.  Photo/Video:  Photos available via Associated Press/New York (212.621.1902); Reuters America (646.223.6285); Getty Images (646.613.4141); Bloomberg Photo (212.617.3420) and European Press Agency (917.670.1323). The Closing Bell (starting at 3:55 p.m.) feed is available via Encompass loop #4009. Media seeking footage via The Switch should contact NYSE Broadcast at 212.656.5483.  Social Media Coverage:  For photos and video of the bell ringing, connect with NYSE Euronext on Facebook (NYSEEuronext), YouTube (nysetv1), and Twitter (@NYSEEuronext), #NYSEBell. There will be additional coverage of Russia Day at the NYSE at www.ModernRussia.com and Twitter (@ModernRussia.)  Contact:  NYSE Euronext Keara Everdell, 212-656-2159 Keverdell@nyx.com or Annmarie Gioia, 212-656-5437 Agioia@nyx.com