For those who will be unable to listen to the call live, it will be archived until December 16, 2004. To access the archived replay of the call, users should dial (719) 457-0820, and enter pass code 152329.
VimpelCom is a leading provider of telecommunications services in Russia and Kazakhstan, operating under the "Bee Line GSM" brand in Russia and "K-mobile" and "EXCESS" brands in Kazakhstan. The VimpelCom Group''s license portfolio covers approximately 94% of Russia''s population (136 million people), including the City of Moscow, the Moscow Region and the City of St. Petersburg, as well as the entire territory of Kazakhstan. VimpelCom was the first Russian company to list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE"). VimpelCom''s ADSs are listed on the NYSE under the symbol "VIP."