Annual and extraordinary General Shareholders Meetings of Gazprom to be convened on June 30


The Board of Directors resolved to reschedule the annual General Shareholders Meeting of Gazprom from June 24 to June 30, 2011.

The Gazprom Board of Directors also resolved to convene the extraordinary General Shareholders Meeting. The Meeting will begin at 4:00pm (local time) on June 30, 2011 at the Company's headquarters in Moscow. Registration of the Meeting participants will be held on June 28 (from 10:00am to 5:00pm) and on June 30 (from 9:00am).

The lists of persons entitled to take part in the annual and extraordinary General Shareholders Meetings will be drawn up on the basis of the Gazprom Register of Shareholders as at the end of the business day on May 12, 2011.

The extraordinary Meeting is to be convened in compliance with the assignments by the Russian Federation President Dmitry Medvedev to replace government officials on boards of directors in open joint stock companies with independent or representative directors.

The Board of Directors approved the agenda of the extraordinary Shareholders Meeting and the wording of the Meeting notice. The issues related to early resignation of the Board of Directors Members and re-election of the Board of Directors to be held at the annual General Meeting were submitted for consideration at the extraordinary Meeting.

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