VimpelCom files Form 20-F for FY2012

                     VimpelCom files Form 20-F for FY2012

PR Newswire

AMSTERDAM, March 22, 2013

AMSTERDAM, March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --"VimpelCom Ltd." ("VimpelCom",
"Company" or "Group") (NYSE: VIP), a leading global provider of
telecommunications services, today filed its Annual Report on Form 20-F for
its fiscal year ended December 31, 2012 (the "Form 20-F") with the U.S.
Securities and Exchange at The report is available on the
Company's website at

Shareholders may request a hard copy of the Form 20-F, including VimpelCom's
complete audited financial statements under IFRS for its fiscal year ended
December 31, 2012, free of charge by contacting VimpelCom's Investor Relations

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 767 million people. VimpelCom provides services
under the "Beeline", "Kyivstar", "djuice", "Wind", "Infostrada" "Mobilink",
"Leo", "banglalink", "Telecel", and "Djezzy" brands. As of December 31, 2012
VimpelCom had 214 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: VimpelCom Ltd., Bobby Leach,, +31 20 79 77
200 (Amsterdam)
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