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March 07, 2002
ABH Holdings S.A.

Alfa Bank Named Best Russian Bank in 2002 by Global Finance Magazine

Alfa Bank was listed along with other top domestic banks from Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia in the U.S. magazine's ninth annual survey of The Best Emerging Markets Banks. "Despite the difficult market conditions of the past year these banks continue to provide outstanding...

TAG: Financial Services

February 26, 2002
ABH Holdings S.A.

Alfa Bank takes lead with UK and Russian officials at ground-breaking London conference on Stop Money Laundering

Philip Halperin, Director of Risk Management at Alfa Bank, told the conference - the first of its kind in London - that prevention of money laundering was a serious undertaking that was ultimately good for business. "I am proud to say that Alfa Bank has taken the lead in attacking this...

TAG: Financial Services

January 29, 2002
Alfa Group Consortium

BP may take stake in enlarged TNK - sources.

Britain's BP has held talks that may lead to its biggest Russian oil investment yet via a stake in TNK - a firm that was its bitterest adversary there until last year - industry sources said on Tuesday. "This is by no means a done deal, but it's an option being looked at," said one source, who...

TAG: Other

January 24, 2002
VimpelCom Ltd.

VIMPEL COMMUNICATIONS Moscow, Russia Russian Telecom Sets Sights On Being Top Dogski.

Now it wants to be a front-runner of a different sort: the top wireless service provider in Russia. Right now, the Moscow-based firm is No. 2. To take the lead, VimpelCom - the first Russian firm to list on the New York Stock Exchange - must venture beyond its home city into less populated...

TAG: Telecommunications