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MRSK Holding Publication of Prospectus

05.12.2011 NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES, AUSTRALIA, CANADA OR JAPAN.


5 December 2011. Moscow, Russia – JSC "Interregional Distribution Grid Companies Holding" (“MRSK Holding” or the “Company”), the largest electricity distribution company in Russia, announces today that the prospectus (the “Prospectus”) in connection with the listing of its Global Depository Receipts on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange has been approved by the UK Listing Authority, published in accordance with the Prospectus Rules and is available to investors upon their request.


For further information:

FTI Consulting (Financial Communications advisor)
+7(495)7106724
Larisa Millings / Marc Cohen
+44 20 7831 3113
Oleg Leonov / Maria Shiryaevskaya
+7 495 795 0623

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The information contained herein does not constitute or form part of any offer or invitation to sell or the solicitation of any offer to buy or subscribe for, nor shall there be any sale or subscription of, the securities referred to herein in connection with listing of such securities or this announcement. The offer and the distribution of this announcement and other information in connection with the listing and offer in certain jurisdictions may be restricted by law and persons into whose possession any document or other information referred to herein comes should inform themselves about, and observe, any such restrictions. Any failure to comply with these restrictions may constitute a violation of the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.

This communication is not an offer for sale of, or a solicitation to purchase or subscribe for, any securities in the United States. Securities may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”). MRSK Holding has not registered and does not intend to register any securities under the Securities Act or to conduct a public offering of any securities in the United States.

This communication is directed only at (i) persons who are outside the United Kingdom or (ii) investment professionals falling within (a)–(d) Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the “Order”) and (iii) high net worth entities, and other persons to whom it may lawfully be communicated, falling within Article 49(2) of the Order (all such persons together being referred to as “relevant persons”). The securities are only available to, and any invitation, offer or agreement to subscribe, purchase or otherwise acquire such securities will be engaged in only with, relevant persons. Any person who is not a relevant person should not act or rely on this document or any of its contents.

Any offer of securities to the public that may be deemed to be made pursuant to this communication in any EEA Member State that has implemented EU Directive 2003/71/EC (together with any applicable implementing measures in any Member State, the “Prospectus Directive”) is addressed solely to qualified investors (within the meaning of Article 21(1)(e) of the Prospectus Directive) in that Member State.

Information contained herein is not an offer, or an invitation to make offers, sell, purchase, exchange or transfer any securities in Russia or to or for the benefit of any Russian person, and does not constitute an advertisement or offering of securities in Russia. This information is not intended to be and must not be publicly distributed in the Russian Federation and is not intended to and must not be sent to persons who are not qualified investors under Russian law. GDRs of the Company have neither been nor will be registered in Russia, nor are they intended for placement or circulation in Russia.


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