SSA: JSFC Sistema: Annual Financial Report

  SSA: JSFC Sistema: Annual Financial Report

UK Regulatory Announcement


                          SISTEMA ANNUAL REPORT 2012

Moscow, Russia – April 24, 2013 – Sistema (the “Company”) (LSE: SSA), the
largest publicly-traded diversified holding company in Russia and the CIS,
today announces that its Annual Report for 2012 which includes the audited US
GAAP financial statements for the financial year ended December 31, 2012, has
been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will be shortly available
for inspection at

The report is also available on the Company’s website at


For further information, please visit or contact:

Investor Relations                    Public Relations

Evgeniy Chuikov                       Vsevolod Sementsov
Tel.: +7 (495) 692 1100               Tel.:+7 (495) 730 1705               

Sistema is the largest publicly-traded diversified holding company in Russia
and the CIS, which invests in and is a major shareholder of companies serving
over 100 million customers in the sectors of telecommunications, high
technology, oil and energy, radars and aerospace, banking, retail, mass-media,
tourism and healthcare services. Founded in 1993, the Company reported
revenues of US$ 34.2 billion for the full year of 2012, and total assets of
US$ 44.7 billion as at December 31, 2012. Sistema’s global depository receipts
are listed under the symbol “SSA” on the London Stock Exchange. Sistema’s
ordinary shares are listed under the symbol “AFKS” on the MICEX-RTS Stock
Exchange, and under the symbol “SIST” on the Moscow Stock Exchange (MSE).
Sistema was ranked number 315 in the 2011 edition of the Fortune Global 500
list. Website:

The Company is not an investment company, and is not and will not be
registered as such, under the U.S. Investment Company Act of 1940.

Some of the information in this press release may contain projections or other
forward-looking statements regarding future events or the future financial
performance of Sistema. You can identify forward looking statements by terms
such as “expect,” “believe,” “anticipate,” “estimate,” “intend,” “will,”
“could,” “may” or “might” the negative of such terms or other similar
expressions. We wish to caution you that these statements are only predictions
and that actual events or results may differ materially. In addition, there is
no assurance that the new contracts entered into by our subsidiaries
referenced above will be completed on the terms contained therein or at all.
We do not intend to update these statements to reflect events and
circumstances occurring after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of
unanticipated events. Many factors could cause the actual results to differ
materially from those contained in our projections or forward-looking
statements, including, among others, general economic conditions, our
competitive environment, risks associated with operating in Russia, rapid
technological and market change in our industries, as well as many other risks
specifically related to Sistema and its operations.


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