Evraz Group is to convene a shareholders’ general meeting

Date of publication: 09.12.2005

Luxembourg, December 09, 2005 – Evraz Group S.A. (LSE: EVR), one of the leading vertically integrated steel production and mining businesses with operations mainly in Russia, today announces that the Board of Directors of the Company has decided to convene an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders of record as of December 9, 2005. The extraordinary general meeting is to be held on December 29, 2005 at 10 a.m. (Luxembourg time) at the offices of the Company, 1, Allée Scheffer, L-2520 Luxembourg, with the following agenda:

  1. Appointment of Valery I. Khoroshkovsky as the administrateur délégué / délégué à la gestion journalière, or Chief Executive Officer, of the Company, with effect from January 1, 2006
  2. Approval of the amount of the remuneration to be paid as directors’ fees and as an annual bonus to the CEO and to the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company for 2006.

Holders of the Company's GDRs may contact The Bank of New York as depositary or visit www.adrbny.com for further information.

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For further information:

Evraz Group
Corporate Affairs and Investor Relations
Irina Kibina
Tel: +7 (495) 232-13-70

Michael Rummel
Lachlan Johnston
Maria Suleymanova
Tel: +44 (207) 653-66-20

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