30 September 2011 NLMK Group

EGM Results

NLMK (LSE: NLMK), the LSE-listed leading steel producer, today announces the results of voting on the resolution proposed at the Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) held on 29 September 2011. Shareholders approved new versions of NLMK’s internal documents, including the Charter and Regulations on the Board of Directors’ Remuneration, as well as the dividend payment for the first half of 2011 of RUR1.40 per ordinary share. Further to the Dividend Declaration on 16 August 2011, the Board of Directors approved a record date for the half-yearly dividend of 16 August 2011 (00:00). The dividends will be paid within 60 days of the EGM’s approval, and before November 28, 2011. NLMK will transfer funds for dividend payments on Global Depositary Shares (GDSs) to the depositary bank by 28 November 2011. The depositary bank will set payment date no later than 10 days after receipt of funds. Dividends on GDSs will be paid, by default, in U.S. dollars (USD) based on USD/RUR spot FX rate on the day of currency conversion by the depositary bank.