Recommended Dividend and Date of Annual General Meeting (“AGM”)

Approval of the dividend is expected at the Company's AGM which will take place on 8 June 2018 at Steel Matallurgists Palace, Stalevarov street 41, Cherepovets, Vologda Region, Russia. Registration for the AGM will start at  11.00 am (MT) with the meeting itself starting at 12.00 pm (MT). The agenda for  the AGM will be approved by the Board and announced at a later date.

The record date for participation in the AGM is 14 May 2018.

If the dividend payment for the 3 months ended 31 December 2017 is approved at the AGM, the record date for this dividend payment will be 19 June 2018.