VimpelCom Bearish Bets Surge as Feud Escalates

VimpelCom Bearish Bets Surge as Feud Escalates

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Telenor ASA, which owns 39.5 percent of the voting rights in VimpelCom, said yesterday that Russian regulators should drop “immediately” their lawsuit against the company and should allow VimpelCom to pay 2011 dividends.