VimpelCom is a leading global provider of telecommunications services that operates in 17 countries. VimpelCom has a simple mission: to foster the freedom and delight of communications anytime and anywhere. The company is a customer-centric, world-class service provider of voice and data services through a range of traditional and broadband mobile and fixed technologies in Russia, Italy, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Armenia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Algeria, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Central African Republic and Canada. The company provides services under the "Beeline", "Kyivstar", "djuice", Wind, "Infostrada", Mobilink, Leo, banglalink, Telecel, and Djezzy brands. VimpelCom has been listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: VIP) since 1996 and has a proud history as a global leader in openness, transparency and good corporate governance: factors that are fundamental to its core values as a service provider, partner, employer and investment.