Amsterdam (May 12, 2015), “VimpelCom Ltd.” (“VimpelCom”, “Company” or “Group”) (NASDAQ: VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications services headquartered in Amsterdam, announces that its Supervisory Board has set the date for the Company’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the “Shareholders Meeting”) for June 19, 2015. The record date for the Shareholders Meeting has been set for May 15, 2015.

The agenda for the Shareholders Meeting is as follows:


  1. Shareholders to receive audited financial statements for the financial year that ended on December 31, 2014;
  2. Proposal of individual directors for election to the Supervisory Board; and
  3. Re-appointment of PwC as the Company’s external auditor.


Further details on the agenda, the slate of nominees to the Supervisory Board and procedural matters related to the Shareholders Meeting will be made available through an official notice to be distributed by VimpelCom to its shareholders prior to the Shareholders Meeting. 

About VimpelCom

VimpelCom is a leading global provider of telecommunications services and is headquartered in Amsterdam. The Company provides voice and data services through a range of traditional and broadband mobile and fixed technologies. The Group operates in Italy and emerging markets, which include companies operating in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Armenia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Algeria, Bangladesh and Pakistan. The operations of these companies cover a territory with a total population of approximately 740 million people as of December 31, 2014. VimpelCom provides services under the “Beeline,” “Kyivstar,” “banglalink,” “Mobilink,” “Djezzy,” “WIND” and “Infostrada” brands. As of December 31, 2014, VimpelCom had 222 million mobile customers. VimpelCom’s ADSs are listed on the NASDAQ Global Stock Market under the symbol "VIP." For more information visit:

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Investor Relations
VimpelCom Ltd.
Gerbrand Nijman/Remco Vergeer
Tel: +31 20 79 77 200 (Amsterdam)

Media and Public Relations
VimpelCom Ltd.
Artem Minaev/Rozzyn Boy
Tel: +31 20 79 77 200 (Amsterdam)