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March 20, 2002
VimpelCom Ltd.

VimpelCom Announces Fourth Quarter And Year End 2001 Financial And Operating Results

Moscow and New York (March 20, 2002) - Open Joint Stock Company "Vimpel-Communications" ("VimpelCom" or the "Company") (NYSE: VIP) today announced its financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2001. The fourth quarter of 2001 was the fourth consecutive...

TAG: Telecommunications

March 18, 2002
Alfa Group Consortium

Alfa Group Ranked First In 100 Leading Companies Rating.

The Alfa Group consortium ranked first in the "Cast: 100 leading companies" rating, according to assessment of the Expert council of the Economic Strategies Institute and the Economic Strategies journal. The consortium received the rating's highest AAA status and the maximal overall...

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March 18, 2002

Golden Telecom to buy rest of Russia's Sovintel.

MOSCOW, March 18 (Reuters) - Russian telecoms firm Golden Telecom said on Monday it had signed a deal to take full control of profitable joint venture Sovintel, buying out the 50 percent owned by partner Rostelekom . The transaction - for $56 million in cash and 15 percent of Golden's shares -...

TAG: Telecommunications

March 14, 2002
Alfa Group Consortium

Fitch Awards B+ Foreign Currency Rating To Tyumen Oil.

LONDON. March 14 (Interfax) - International rating agency Fitch has awarded a foreign currency and unsecured local currency rating of B+ (B plus) to Russia's Tyumen Oil Company (TNK), and a secured local currency debt rating of BB. The outlook for the ratings is stable, the agency said in a...

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