Moscow and New York (May 11, 2007) — Open Joint Stock Company "Vimpel-Communications" ("VimpelCom" or the "Company") (NYSE: VIP), today filed its Annual Report on Form 20-F for its fiscal year ended December 31, 2006 (the “Form 20-F”) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. 

Shareholders may request a hard copy of the Form 20-F free of charge by contacting Financial Dynamics at

For more information, please contact:


Marine Babayan 
VimpelCom (Moscow)
Tel: 7 (495) 974-5888
Peter Schmidt/Michael Polyviou 
Financial Dynamics
Tel: 1 (212) 850-5600