AMSTERDAM NEW YORK Feb. 28, 2011 VimpelCom Ltd. ("VimpelCom" or the "Company")
February 27, 2011
The Egan-Jones recommendation follows an equally favorable recommendation from Glass Lewis. VimpelCom has received positive "FOR" recommendations from two out of the three proxy advisory firms. The positive Egan-Jones recommendation provides further confirmation that the expansion of the Company’s growth platform is strategically compelling and financially attractive, which is consistent with the view of VimpelCom’s independent directors who have recommended that shareholders vote in favor of the combination with Wind Telecom at the Special General Meeting of VimpelCom.
March 17, 2011
VimpelCom’s Supervisory Board and Management Board recommend shareholders to vote "FOR" the proposals by signing, dating and returning the WHITE voting card received from the Company.
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