OJSC MAGNIT: 141st Hypermarket Opening

July 19, 2013 
OJSC "Magnit" Announces the Opening of the 141st Hypermarket 
Krasnodar, July 19, 2013: OJSC "Magnit", Russia's largest retailer (the
"Company"; MICEX and LSE: MGNT), is pleased to announce the opening of the
141st hypermarket of a small format. 
Please be informed that today the Company has opened its 141st hypermarket of a
small format located at 21, Leninskogo Komsomola street, Krasnoturyinsk,
Sverdlovsk region, Urals federal district. Assortment of the hypermarket
consists of about 5,900 SKUs, out of which about 83% are food items. There are
13 cash desks installed in the sales area. The outlet is leased by the Company.
The hypermarket is open 7 days a week from 9 am to 10 pm. 
For further information, please contact: 
Timothy Post                            Director, Investor Relations            

                                        Email: post@gw.tander.ru               
                                        Office: +7-861-277-4554 x7600          
                                        Mobile: +7-961-511-7678                
                                        Direct Line: +7-861-277-4562           

Dina Svishcheva                         Deputy Director, Investor Relations     

                                        Email: Chistyak@gw.tander.ru           
                                        Office: +7-861-277-4554 x5101          
                                        Mobile: +7-961-511-0202                
                                        Direct Line: +7-861-277-4562           

Company description:

Magnit is Russia's largest retailer. Founded in 1994 by Sergey Galitskiy, the
company is headquartered in the southern Russian city of Krasnodar. As of June
30, 2013, Magnit operates 18 distribution centers and over 7,000 stores (6,552
convenience, 164 hypermarkets, and 700 cosmetics) in more than 1,700 cities and
towns throughout 7 federal regions of the Russian Federation.

In accordance with its audited IFRS consolidated financial statements for
year-end 2012, Magnit had revenues of $14.43 billion USD and an EBITDA of $1.52
billion USD. Magnit's local shares are traded on the Moscow Stock Exchange
(MICEX: MGNT) and its GDRs on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: MGNT) and it has
a credit rating from Standard & Poor's of BB. Measured by
market capitalization, Magnit is now Europe's 2nd largest retailer.


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