Amsterdam and New York (February 16, 2011) - “VimpelCom Ltd” (“VimpelCom” or the “Company”) (NYSE: VIP), a leading international provider of telecommunications services, has launched a new and enhanced corporate website created to provide up-to-date information on the Company. The website address remains the same:

Visitors to the corporate website can navigate through the sections about VimpelCom’s business operations, leadership team, brands, corporate responsibility programs, corporate governance documents, financial reports and news releases. The website also includes a media section with a subscription service and a multimedia gallery.

Additionally, there is a special section dedicated to the Transaction with Wind Telecom S.p.A. which investors  can access directly from our new corporate website and have full exposure to the Transaction related filings and Special General Meeting materials.

 “Our new corporate website reflects our ongoing commitment to excellence in communications with our stakeholders,” said Alexander Izosimov, President and Chief Executive Officer of VimpelCom Ltd. “Staying connected in an interactive and effective manner is critical in our business and our website has been designed to meet international standards of information dissemination. This corporate resource will effectively and expeditiously communicate information to all those who are interested in monitoring VimpelCom's progress”.

VimpelCom Ltd. consists of telecommunications operators providing voice and data services through a range of wireless, fixed and broadband technologies. The VimpelCom Ltd. group is headquartered in Amsterdam and has operations in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikstan, Georgia, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Vietnam and Cambodia, covering territory with a total population of about 345 million. VimpelCom Ltd. operating companies provide services under the “Beeline” and “Kyivstar” brands. VimpelCom Ltd.’s ADSs are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “VIP”.

For more information, please contact:

Alexey Subbotin
Tel: +31 (0)20 79 77 200 (Amsterdam)
Tel: + 7 495 974-5888 (Moscow)

Mateo Millett


Tel: 1-617 897-1533