Moscow, Russian Federation – Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (“MTS” or the “Company” – NYSE: MBT), the leading telecommunications provider in Russia and the CIS, announces decisions reached at the Company’s Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (the “EGM”) held on September 30, 2013.
At the EGM the following resolution was adopted:
to approve payout of semi-annual dividends of RUB 5.22 per ordinary MTS share (RUB 10.44 per ADR) amounting to the total of RUB 10.81 billion on the basis of the Company’s H1 2013 financial and operating results. The dividend will be paid out in the period of two months in accordance with the Russian law.
The record date for the Company’s share- and ADR-holders entitled to participate in the EGM and to receive semi-annual dividends was August 14, 2013.
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For further information, please contact in Moscow:
Joshua B. Tulgan
Director, Department of Corporate Finance and Investor Relations
Mobile TeleSystems OJSC
Tel: +7 495 223 2025
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