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December 24, 2002
VimpelCom Ltd.

VimpelCom announces the acquisition of a GSM license holder

Moscow and New York (December 24, 2002) - Open Joint Stock Company "Vimpel-Communications" ("VimpelCom" or the "Company") (NYSE: VIP) today announced it has completed the acquisition of "Vostok-Zapad Telecom", a limited liability company which holds a GSM license for the Ural super-region of...

TAG: Telecommunications

December 09, 2002
VimpelCom Ltd.

VimpelCom launches new corporate website

Moscow (December 9, 2002) - Open Joint Stock Company "Vimpel-Communications" ("VimpelCom") (NYSE: VIP), a leading provider of wireless telecommunications services in Russia, today announced the launch of its new corporate website designed to serve the needs of the investment community....

TAG: Telecommunications

December 02, 2002
Alfa Group Consortium


In the first ten months of 2002, Tyumen Oil Company produced 31.273 million tonnes of oil, or 1.177 million tonnes more that the target agreed upon with the Energy Ministry, the company's press release said. In January-October this year, oil exports totaled 15 million tonnes, of which 70% was...

TAG: Other

November 21, 2002
ABH Holdings S.A.

Moody’s assigns B1 rating to Alfa Bank Eurobond issue. The outlook is stable

Moody’s sais that the rating has been places at the same level as the deposit rating, a level that reflects important role of Alfa bank in Russia’s banking system. According to Moody’s, a strong, highly experienced management team is in charge of the bank’s well-planed franchise-strengthening...

TAG: Financial Services