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Jacky Simmonds appointed Group Chief People Officer
  1. Amsterdam, 10 October 2017 - VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of connectivity and internet services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving more than 235 million customers, today announces the appointment of Jacky Simmonds as Group Chief People Officer effective from 1 January 2018. Jacky will become a member of VEON’s senior executive management team and will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer, Jean-Yves Charlier.

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  2. Amsterdam, 5 October 2017 - VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of connectivity and internet services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving more than 235 million customers, today announces the appointment of Josh Drew as Group Chief Compliance Officer and a member of VEON’s executive management team. Josh will report directly to VEON’s Chief Executive Officer, Jean-Yves Charlier.

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  3. Amsterdam and Hong Kong, 26 September 2017 - VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of connectivity and internet services, and Hutchison Global Communications Limited (HGC), a leading fixed-line operator, IT service provider and carrier’s carrier, today announced a business collaboration to grow businesses in the enterprise market.

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  4. Amsterdam (21 September 2017) - VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON) - VEON Ltd. (“VEON” or the “Company”) today announced that Telenor East Holding II AS (“Telenor”) priced its previously announced offering of 90,000,000 common shares in the form of American Depositary Shares (1) (“ADSs”) listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market and common shares (“common shares”) listed on Euronext Amsterdam at a public offering price of USD 4.15 (approximately Euro 3.49) per ADS or common share. The offering, which represents 5.1 per cent of VEON's total outstanding equity, follows prior offerings by Telenor in September 2016 and April 2017. Following the completion of the offering, Telenor is expected to hold 14.6 per cent of VEON’s total outstanding equity. Telenor has indicated that the transaction will be the final divestment of Telenor’s VEON ADSs, as Telenor expects to use the balance of its remaining ADSs to exchange and/or redeem the exchangeable bond. The offering is expected to close on 25 September 2017.

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  5. Amsterdam (20 September 2017)- VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON) - VEON Ltd.(“VEON” or the “Company”) today announced that Telenor East Holding II AS (“Telenor”) is offering for sale an aggregate of 90,000,000 common shares in the form of American Depositary Shares (1)(“ADSs”) listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market and common shares (“common shares”) listed on Euronext Amsterdam. This offering, which represents 5.1 per cent of VEON’s total outstanding equity, follows prior offerings by Telenor in September 2016 and April 2017. Telenor currently owns approximately 346.7 million ADSs, which represent 19.7 per cent of VEON’s total outstanding equity. Following the completion of the offering, Telenor is expected to hold 14.6 per cent of VEON’s total outstanding equity.

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  6. Amsterdam, 15 September 2017 - VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of connectivity and internet services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving more than 235 million customers, announces that Trond Westlie will join VEON as Group Chief Financial Officer. VEON’s current Group CFO, Andrew Davies has decided to step down from his role, after four successful years of profound transformation. He will remain an active member of the senior management team until the end of 2017.

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  7. Amsterdam, 15 September 2017 - VEON Ltd. (VEON) (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of connectivity and internet services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving over 235 million customers, notes the recent announcements from the government of Uzbekistan, liberalizing the currency exchange rules and resetting the official exchange rate at 8,100 Uzbek som per U.S. dollar, a devaluation of approximately 92%.

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  8. Amsterdam, 30 August 2017 – VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON) (VEON) and Global Telecom Holding S.A.E (EGX: GTHE.CA) (GTH) announce that their subsidiary in Pakistan, Jazz, has signed an agreement for the sale of its tower business for approximately USD 940 million, subject to adjustments.

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  9. Amsterdam, 29 August 2017 – VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON)(VEON) has noted recent media comments concerning a potential tower transaction in Pakistan. VEON  confirms that it is in advanced discussions with edotco for the sale of its indirect subsidiary, Deodar Limited (“Deodar”). Deodar holds a portfolio of approximately 13,000 towers and provides network tower services in Pakistan. The purchase price for the transaction is expected to be in excess of USD 900 million equivalent. These discussions may or may not result in a transaction. VEON will communicate material updates, if any, in accordance with regulatory requirements.

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  10. VEON announces Q2 2017 results

    Amsterdam (3 August 2017) – VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of connectivity and internet services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving over 235 million customers, today announces financial and operating results for the quarter ended 30 June 2017. 

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  11. Amsterdam, 24 July 2017 - VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of telecommunications and digital services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving more than 235 million customers, today announces the election of its Supervisory Board, including two new independent directors, Ursula Burns and Guy Laurence. 

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  12. Amsterdam, 19 July 2017 – VEON Ltd. is proud to announce the launch of our new global personal internet platform in many of our key markets, including Russia, Ukraine, Georgia and Pakistan, with Italy following towards the end of the week. The platform provides contextualized, personalized internet experiences and opportunities, enabling our customers to access information and services, and engage with their world, in an entirely new way.

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  13. Amsterdam and Moscow, 12 July 2017 - VEON Ltd., a leading global provider of telecommunications and digital services serving more than 235 million customers, and Public Joint Stock Company “MegaFon” (LSE: MFON), a leading Russian provider of integrated digital services ("MegaFon"), have agreed to end their Euroset joint venture.

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  14. Amsterdam, 6 July 2017 – VimpelCom Holdings B.V. (the “Issuer”), a wholly owned subsidiary of VEON Ltd., today announces the termination of each of the Guarantees in respect of the following notes, each issued by the Issuer:

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  15. Amsterdam, 27 June 2017 - VimpelCom Holdings B.V. (the “Company”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of VEON Ltd. (“VEON”), today announces the aggregate principal amount of Notes (as defined below) validly tendered and not validly withdrawn pursuant to the Company's previously announced offer to purchase (the “Offer”, subject to the terms and conditions set out in the offer to purchase dated 30 May 2017 (the “Offer to Purchase”)) in relation to any and all of the outstanding (i) U.S.$1,000,000,000 9.125% Loan Participation Notes due 2018 issued by, but with limited recourse to, VIP Finance Ireland Limited (the “2018 Notes”), (ii) U.S.$1,000,000,000 7.748% Loan Participation Notes due 2021 issued by, but with limited recourse to, VIP Finance Ireland Limited (the “2021 Notes”) and (iii) U.S.$1,500,000,000 7.5043% Guaranteed Notes due 2022 issued by the Company (the “2022 Notes” and together with the 2018 Notes and the 2021 Notes, the “Notes”).

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  16. CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd. and VEON Ltd., joint owners of Wind Tre, today announce the appointment of Jeffrey Hedberg as Chief Executive Officer of Wind Tre.

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  17. Amsterdam, 14 June 2017 - VimpelCom Holdings B.V. (the “Company”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of VEON Ltd. (“VEON”), announces that the conditions, including the Financing Condition, to the Company’s previously announced cash tender offer (the “Offer”, subject to the terms and conditions set out in the offer to purchase dated 30 May 2017 (the “Offer to Purchase”)) are expected to be satisfied or waived prior to the Early Payment Date and the Final Payment Date. Accordingly, the Company expects to accept for purchase (a) all Notes (as defined below) validly tendered and not validly withdrawn at or prior to the Early Tender Time, on the Early Payment Date (expected to be 19 June 2017) and (b) all Notes validly tendered after the Early Tender Time but at or prior to the Expiration Time, on the Final Payment Date (which will be promptly after the Expiration Time and is expected to be 29 June 2017).

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  18. Amsterdam, 14 June 2017 - VimpelCom Holdings B.V. (the “Issuer”), a subsidiary of VEON Ltd. (“VEON”), announces the pricing of its US$600,000,000 3.95% Senior Notes due 2021 and US$900,000,000 4.95% Senior Notes due 2024 (collectively, the “Notes”), which will be issued subject to market and other customary conditions (the “Offering”). The Issuer intends to use the net proceeds of the Offering (i) to finance the purchase of the: (x) US$1,000,000,000 9.125% Loan Participation Notes due 2018, (y) US$1,000,000,000 7.748% Notes due 2021, in each case issued by VIP Finance Ireland Limited and (z) US$1,500,000,000 7.5043% Notes due 2022, issued by the Issuer (together, the “Existing Notes”), tendered and accepted for purchase in accordance with the terms and conditions of a tender offer launched by the Issuer on 30 May 2017 pursuant to an offer to purchase of the same date and (ii) for general corporate purposes. The completion of the Offering is a condition to the purchase of the Existing Notes in the tender offer, and the settlement date for the Offering is expected to be 16 June 2017.

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  19. Amsterdam, 13 June 2017 - VimpelCom Holdings B.V. (the “Company”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of VEON Ltd. (“VEON”), today announces the aggregate principal amount of Notes (as defined below) validly tendered and not validly withdrawn pursuant to the Company’s previously announced cash tender offer (the “Offer”, subject to the terms and conditions set out in the offer to purchase dated 30 May 2017 (the “Offer to Purchase”)) prior to the Early Tender Time. 

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  20. Amsterdam, 9 June 2017 - VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of telecommunications and digital services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving more than 235 million customers, announces that its Supervisory Board agreed to hold its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on 24 July 2017. The record date for the 2017 Annual General Meeting has been set for 9 June 2017.

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  21. Amsterdam, Netherlands, 30 May 2017. VimpelCom Holdings B.V. (the “Company”) a wholly-owned subsidiary of VEON Ltd. (“VEON”) announced today that it commenced a cash tender offer (the “Offer”) for any and all of the outstanding (i) U.S.$1,000,000,000 9.125% Loan Participation Notes due 2018 issued by, but with limited recourse to, VIP Finance Ireland Limited (the “2018 Notes”), (ii) U.S.$1,000,000,000 7.748% Loan Participation Notes due 2021 issued by, but with limited recourse to, VIP Finance Ireland Limited (the “2021 Notes”) and (iii) U.S.$1,500,000,000 7.5043% Guaranteed Notes due 2022 issued by VimpelCom Holdings B.V. (the “

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  22. Amsterdam (May 30, 2017) – VimpelCom Holdings B.V. (the “Issuer”), a subsidiary of VEON Ltd. (“VEON”), announces its offering of senior unsecured notes (collectively, the “Notes”), subject to market and other customary conditions (the “Offering”). The Issuer intends to use the net proceeds of the Offering (i) to finance the purchase of the: (x) US$1,000,000,000 9.125% Loan Participation Notes due 2018, (y) US$1,000,000,000 7.748% Notes due 2021, in each case issued by VIP Finance Ireland Limited and (z) US$1,500,000,000 7.5043% Notes due 2022, issued by the Issuer (together, the “Existing Notes”), tendered and accepted for purchase in accordance with the terms and conditions of a tender offer launched by the Issuer on May 30, 2017 pursuant to an offer to purchase of the same date and (ii) for general corporate purposes. The completion of the Offering is a condition to the purchase of the Existing Notes in the tender offer.

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  23. Amsterdam (24 May 2017) - VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of telecommunications and digital services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving over 235 million customers, announces the appointment of Roland Sladek to the role of Group Director Communication & Identity, where he will lead the global communication and corporate identity functions.

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  24. Pakistan subsidiary of GTH and VEON continues to lead in high-speed data services

    Amsterdam (23 May 2017) – VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON ) (“VEON”) and its subsidiary Global Telecom Holding S.A.E. (EGX: GTHE) (“GTH”), today announced the acquisition of additional 4G/LTE spectrum in Pakistan, through their local 85% owned subsidiary, Jazz. This is a crucial milestone for VEON in its ambition to become a global digital leader and is expected to improve the customer experience in terms of voice quality, data speeds and connectivity.

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  25. Amsterdam (22 May 2017) – VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON) announced today that its subsidiary VimpelCom Holdings B.V. has successfully entered into a new RUB 110 billion, five-year term loan agreement with Sberbank. The term loan will refinance the existing loans between Sberbank and PJSC VimpelCom, as well as provide additional funds for general corporate purposes.  

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  26. VEON announces Q1 2017 results

    Amsterdam (11 May 2017) – VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON), a leading global provider of telecommunications and digital services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving over 235 million customers, today announces financial and operating results for the quarter ended 31 March 2017. 

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  27. Amsterdam (April 7 2017) - VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON) - VEON Ltd. (“VEON” or the “Company”), a leading global provider of telecommunications and digital services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving over 235 million customers, today announced the pricing of the previously announced offering by selling shareholder Telenor East Holding II AS (“Telenor”) of 70,000,000 common shares in the form of American Depositary Shares (“ADSs”) listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market and common shares (“common shares”) listed on Euronext Amsterdam at a public offering price of USD 3.75 per ADS or common share. Each ADS represents one common share of the Company. Today's transaction represents 4 per cent of VEON's total outstanding common shares, leaving Telenor with approximately 346.7 million VEON ADSs (19.7 per cent of VEON's total outstanding common shares), including the VEON ADSs that are underlying Telenor's USD 1 billion, 3-year exchangeable bond due 2019. The offering is expected to close on April 12, 2017. 

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  28. Amsterdam (April 6, 2017) - VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON) - VEON Ltd. (“VEON” or the “Company”), a leading global provider of telecommunications and digital services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving over 235 million customers, today announced the commencement of an offering by selling shareholder Telenor East Holding II AS (“Telenor”) of an aggregate of 70,000,000 common shares in the form of American Depositary Shares (“ADSs”) listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market and common shares (“common shares”) listed on Euronext Amsterdam.  Each ADS represents one common share of the Company.  Telenor currently owns approximately 416.7 million ADSs, which represents 23.7 per cent of VEON's total outstanding common shares, including the VEON ADSs that are underlying Telenor's USD 1 billion, 3-year exchangeable bond due 2019.  Today's transaction represents 4 per cent of VEON's total outstanding common shares.  The public offering price for the offering has not yet been determined.

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  29. Amsterdam (3 April 2017) – VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ and Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of telecommunications and digital services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving over 235 million customers, today announces the listing and trading of shares of VEON on Euronext Amsterdam to start tomorrow 4 April 2017. 

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  30. Amsterdam (3 April 2017) – VEON today filed its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended 31 December 2016 (the “Form 20-F”) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission at www.sec.gov. The Form 20-F is also available on the Investor Relations section of the company’s website www.veon.com.

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  31. Amsterdam (30 March 2017) - VEON announced it has secured shareholder approval to change its name from VimpelCom Ltd. to VEON Ltd. and to amend and restate the company’s bye-laws, as a result of the Special General Meeting of Shareholders, which was held in Amsterdam today. From March 31, 2017, the company’s American Depositary Shares will trade on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol “VEON.”

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  32. Amsterdam (16 March 2017)- VEON is evaluating options in relation to its co-owned investment in the Euroset business and can confirm that it is in discussions with Megafon in this regard.

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  33. Amsterdam/Barcelona (27 February 2017) - VimpelCom Ltd. (NASDAQ: VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications and digital services, today is becoming VEON as it reinvents itself into a global tech company and brings a revolutionary Internet mobile platform to hundreds of millions of customers in the markets of tomorrow.

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  34. VimpelCom reports Q4 2016 results

    Amsterdam (27 February 2017) – VimpelCom Ltd. (NASDAQ: VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications and digital services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving over 235 million customers, today announces financial and operating results for the quarter and year ended 31 December 2016. 

    More information: http://www.vimpelcom.com/Investor-relations/Reports--results/Results/

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  35. Amsterdam (17 February 2017) - VimpelCom Group (NASDAQ: VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications and digital services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving over 200 million customers, announced today that it has successfully entered into a new multi-currency term and revolving facilities agreement (the “TL/RCF”) of up to USD 2.25 billion for VimpelCom Holdings B.V. (“VIP Holdings”). 

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  36. Amsterdam (26 January 2017) - Global Telecom Holding S.A.E. ("GTH") (EGX: GTHE, LSE: GLTD) and VimpelCom Ltd. (NASDAQ: VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications and digital services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving over 235 million customers in the global markets of tomorrow, today announce that Matthieu Galvani has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Djezzy, their business in Algeria. 

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  37. Amsterdam (16 January 2017) – VimpelCom’s subsidiary, Global Telecom Holding S.A.E. (GTH) announced today that it proposes: (i) to launch a fixed price buy-back program to acquire up to 10.00% of the total issued share capital of GTH (the “Share Buy-Back”) at a price per share of EGP (Egyptian pounds) 7.90 and for a total consideration of up to EGP 4.1 billion; and (2) to carry out the cancellation of its GDR program.

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  38. Amsterdam (20 December 2016) – VimpelCom Group (NASDAQ: VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications and digital services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving over 200 million customers, is pleased to announce the 24 country winners that will compete in the Eurasia Mobile Challenge final in Yerevan, Armenia on 24 and 25 January 2017.

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  39. Amsterdam (2 December 2016) – VimpelCom Ltd. (“VimpelCom”) (NASDAQ: VIP) is proud to announce that Jean-Yves Charlier, its Chief Executive Officer, was named winner of the Leadership Award at Wednesday’s TMT Finance World Awards 2016 in London.

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  40. Amsterdam (30 November 2016) - VimpelCom Ltd. (“VimpelCom”) (NASDAQ: VIP) today announces that its 51.9% owned subsidiary, Global Telecom Holding S.A.E. (“GTH”), has completed the previously announced sale of Telecel International Ltd to ZARNet (Private) Limited in Zimbabwe for a consideration of USD 40 million.

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  41. Amsterdam (10 November 2016) - VimpelCom Ltd. (NASDAQ: VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications and digital services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving over 200 million customers, today announces that it has made two appointments to its Group Executive Committee (GEC).

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  42. Amsterdam (10 November 2016) - VimpelCom (NASDAQ: VIP) will today ring the closing bell at NASDAQ, marking 20 years since it first listed in the United States.

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  43. 7 November 2016, Hong Kong and Amsterdam: CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd. (“CK Hutchison”), parent company of 3 Italia S.p.A. (“3 Italia”), and VimpelCom Ltd. (“VimpelCom”), parent company of Wind Telecomunicazioni S.p.A. (“WIND”), announce that they have completed the transaction to combine their businesses in Italy. 

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  44. Amsterdam (3 November 2016) — VimpelCom Ltd. (“VimpelCom” or “Company”), a leading global provider of telecommunications and digital services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving over 200 million customers, announces today that its Supervisory Board has authorized the payment of an interim dividend of US 3.5 cents per American Depositary Share (“ADS”).

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  45. (25 October 2016, Hong Kong and Amsterdam): CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd. (“CK Hutchison”), parent company of Italian mobile operator 3 Italia, and VimpelCom Ltd. (“VimpelCom”), parent company of WIND, confirm that they have received final approval from the Ministry of Economic Development (Ministero dello Sviluppo Economico or MISE) in Italy for their 50/50 joint venture to merge the mobile businesses of 3 Italia S.p.A and WIND Telecomunicazioni  S.p.A. (“WIND”). 

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  46. Amsterdam (4 October 2016) - VimpelCom Ltd. (NASDAQ: VIP) and Global Telecom Holding S.A.E. (GTH) (EGX: GTHE, LSE: GLTD) announced that Djezzy , their subsidiary in Algeria, has launched 4G/LTE services to meet customers’ increasing need for high-speed mobile digital services. 

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  47. Amsterdam and San Jose, CA (29 September 2016) –VimpelCom Group (NASDAQ: VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications and digital services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving over 200 million customers, and Cisco, today announced that VimpelCom has selected Cisco Jasper to be the Smart Connectivity management platform across its network operator properties globally. The partnership is aimed at enhancing commercial opportunities internationally for the business-to-business segment. 

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  48. Amsterdam (21 September 2016) - VimpelCom Ltd. (NASDAQ: VIP) -- VimpelCom Ltd. (“VimpelCom” or “Company”), a leading global provider of telecommunications and digital services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving over 200 million customers, today announced the closing of the previously announced underwritten offering by selling shareholder Telenor East Holding II AS (“Telenor”) of 142,500,000 American Depositary Shares (“ADSs”). 

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  49. Amsterdam (16 September 2016) - VimpelCom Ltd. (NASDAQ: VIP) -- VimpelCom Ltd. (“VimpelCom” or “Company”), a leading global provider of telecommunications and digital services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving over 200 million customers, today announced the pricing of an offering by selling shareholder Telenor East Holding II AS (“Telenor”) of 142,500,000 American Depositary Shares (“ADSs”), each representing one common share of the Company, at a public offering price of $3.50 per ADS. 

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  50. Amsterdam (12 September 2016) - VimpelCom Ltd. (NASDAQ: VIP) - VimpelCom Ltd. (“VimpelCom” or “Company”), a leading global provider of telecommunications and digital services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving over 200 million customers, today announced the commencement of an offering by selling shareholder Telenor East Holding II AS (“Telenor”) of 142,500,000 American Depositary Shares (“ADSs”), each representing one common share of the Company.

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  51. Amsterdam (5 September 2016) - VimpelCom Ltd. (NASDAQ: VIP) today announces that it has accepted the resignation of Mikhail Slobodin, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of VimpelCom Russia (Beeline), with immediate effect, following today's news regarding Mikhail Slobodin and his prior employer, T Plus.

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  52. 1 September 2016, Hong Kong and Amsterdam: CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd. (“CK Hutchison”), parent company of 3 Italia S.p.A. (“3 Italia”), and VimpelCom Ltd. (“VimpelCom”), parent company of Wind Telecomunicazioni S.p.A. (“WIND”), today welcomed the European Commission’s decision to approve the 50/50 joint venture that will create the leading mobile operator in Italy.

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  53. Amsterdam (31 August 2016) – VimpelCom Ltd. (“VimpelCom” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications and digital services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving over 200 million customers, today announces that Beeline Kazakhstan (“Beeline”)* and Kcell Joint Stock Company ("Kcell”) (LSE, KASE: KCEL), have entered into a network sharing agreement for the joint deployment of 4G/LTE services in Kazakhstan, marking a significant step in VimpelCom’s asset-light strategy. 

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  54. Amsterdam (26 August 2016) - VimpelCom Ltd. (NASDAQ: VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications and digital services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving over 200 million customers, is pleased to announce it has extended the contract of Mikhail Slobodin, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) VimpelCom Russia, to the end of August 2019. 

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  55. Amsterdam (10 August 2016) - VimpelCom Ltd. (NASDAQ: VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications and digital services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving over 200 million customers, announces the election of its Supervisory Board members during its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM), which was held in Amsterdam.

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  56. Amsterdam (4 August 2016) - VimpelCom Ltd. (NASDAQ: VIP), the leading global provider of telecommunications and digital services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving over 200 million customers, today announced that it has appointed Kjell Morten Johnsen as Head of Major Markets.  

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  57. Amsterdam (22 July 2016) - VimpelCom Ltd. (NASDAQ: VIP), the international communications and technology company that is committed to bringing the digital world to each and every customer, announced today that its subsidiary in Uzbekistan has been granted a 15-year extension to its operating license.

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  58. Amsterdam (19 July 2016) – VimpelCom (NASDAQ: VIP) today announces the appointment of J. Daniel (Dan) Chapman as Group Chief Compliance Officer. Dan joins VimpelCom from Cameron International Corporation, where he was Vice President, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer. 

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  59. Amsterdam (1 July 2016) - VimpelCom Ltd. (NASDAQ: VIP), the international communications and technology company that is committed to bringing the digital world to each and every customer across 14 markets, today announces that its Supervisory Board has set the date for the Company’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the “Shareholders Meeting”) for 5 August 2016. 

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  60. Amsterdam/Cairo/Islamabad (1 July 2016) – VimpelCom, Global Telecom Holding (GTH), together with Warid Telecom Pakistan and Bank Alfalah (Dhabi Group shareholders), today announced the completion of the transaction to merge Pakistan Mobile Communications Limited (Mobilink) and Warid Telecom (Warid), creating Pakistan’s next generation digital telecommunications provider. 

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  61. Partnership marks a leap forward in VimpelCom’s digital leadership, transforming its traditional telco infrastructure into a global digital IT architecture

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  62. Amsterdam (24 May 2016) - VimpelCom Ltd. (NASDAQ: VIP) and Global Telecom Holding S.A.E. (GTH) (EGX: GTHE, LSE: GLTD) today announce that Djezzy, their market-leading subsidiary in Algeria, has been awarded one of three licenses to provide 4G/LTE services in the country.

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  63. Amsterdam (May 12, 2016) - VimpelCom Ltd. (NASDAQ: VIP) today announces the appointment of Tom Gutjahr as Chief Executive Officer of Djezzy, VimpelCom’s Algerian operation. The appointment is effective July 1, 2016.

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  64. Amsterdam (April 21, 2016) - VimpelCom announces the pricing of USD 500 million 6.25% Senior Notes due 2020 and USD 700 million 7.25% Senior Notes due 2023 issued by GTH Finance B.V., guaranteed by VimpelCom Holdings B.V.

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  65. Amsterdam (April 18, 2016) - VimpelCom Ltd. (NASDAQ: VIP) made the statement below following its recent preferred shares redemption:

    As previously disclosed, Telenor did not give notice to VimpelCom of its intention to convert its 305,000,000 voting preferred shares. The preferred shares have been redeemed by VimpelCom at a redemption price of US$0.001 per share and are no longer outstanding. 

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  66. Amsterdam (April 2, 2016) - VimpelCom Ltd. (NASDAQ: VIP) made the statement below following recent regulatory filings

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  67. Amsterdam (March 31, 2016) - VimpelCom Ltd. (NASDAQ: VIP), the international communications and technology company, that is committed to bringing the digital world to each and every customer, today filed its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2015 (the “Form 20-F”) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. 

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  68. Islamabad (March 16, 2016) - The Competition Commission of Pakistan (“CCP”) has approved the merger of Pakistan Mobile Communications Limited (“Mobilink”) and Warid Telecom (Private) Limited (“Warid”)*. This approval is the first of four required approvals from the local regulatory bodies, including the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (“PTA”), the Securities & Exchange Commission Pakistan (“SECP”) and the State Bank of Pakistan (“SBP”). 

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  69. VimpelCom today announces plans to build a complete virtual network infrastructure providing 4G, 3G and 2G mobile data services to customers across five markets in 2016. VimpelCom has engaged ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), an international provider of telecommunications technology solutions, to build the new network environment.

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  70. Amsterdam (February 18, 2016) - VimpelCom Ltd. today announces settlements with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”), and the Dutch Public Prosecution Service (Openbaar Ministerie) (“OM”) relating to the previously disclosed investigations under the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and relevant Dutch laws, pertaining to VimpelCom’s business in Uzbekistan and prior dealings with Takilant Ltd. The relevant settlement agreements have been approved by the authorities.

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  71. Out of over 550 teams of young entrepreneurs from seven countries, who signed up to participate in the competition, a panel of judges selected the top three winners during the EMC Challenge regional final in Moscow on 28 January.

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  72. VimpelCom today announces the appointment of Christopher Schlaeffer as Chief Digital Officer, effective January 17, 2016.

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