VimpelCom welcomes removal of injunctions by Moscow Court

          VimpelCom welcomes removal of injunctions by Moscow Court

PR Newswire

AMSTERDAM, Nov. 30, 2012

AMSTERDAM, 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 VimpelCom

VimpelCom 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.

Contact: 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),
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