REVISED: Templeton Russia and East European Fund, Inc. ("TRF")

REVISED: Templeton Russia and East European Fund, Inc. ("TRF")
Announces Distribution 
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 12/12/12 --  Templeton Russia
and East European Fund, Inc. (NYSE: TRF) today announced a total
distribution of $0.2254, comprised of net investment income of
$0.1579 per share, short-term capital gains distribution of $0.008
per share and long-term capital gains distribution of $0.0595 per
share, payable on December 31, 2012 to shareholders of record on
December 14, 2012 (Ex-Dividend Date: December 12, 2012). 
The Fund's investment manager, Templeton Asset Management Ltd., is an
indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:
BEN), a global investment organization operating as Franklin
Templeton Investments. Franklin Templeton Investments provides global
and domestic investment management solutions managed by its Franklin,
Templeton, Mutual Series, Fiduciary Trust, Darby and Bissett
investment teams. The San Mateo, CA-based company has more than 60
years of investment experience and over $768 billion in assets under
management as of November 30, 2012.  
For more information, please call 1-800/DIAL BEN(R) or visit
franklintempleton.com.  
For more information, please contact 
Franklin Templeton Investments 
1-800-342-5236 
 
 
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