6 March 2012 NLMK Group

Meeting results of the Board of Directors

On April 5, 2012, NLMK’s Board of Directors suggested nominees for the Board of Directors, Internal Audit Committee, and President of the Company (Chairman of the Management Board) for the approval of the upcoming Annual General Meeting of Shareholders in 2012. Nominees for membership of the Board of Directors are the following: · Oleg Bagrin · Helmut Weiser · Nikolai Gagarin · Karl Doering · Vladimir Lisin · Karen Sarkisov · Vladimir Skorokhodov · Benedict Sciortino · Franz Struzl For the position of the President of the Company, the Board of Directors suggested Mr. Alexey Lapshin. Also, the Board of Directors suggested for approval the following nominees for the membership of the Internal Audit Committee: · Ludmila Kladienko · Valery Kulikov · Sergey Nesmeyanov · Larisa Ovsyannikova · Galina Shypilova Biography of Mr. Benedict Sciortino: From 1977 to 1995 Benedict Sciortino worked as an attorney-at-law and a partner with Baker & McKenzie, New York. He joined Duferco in 1995. Now he serves as a Managing Director of Duferco S.A. responsible for Duferco Group North American and South African business as well as trading operations, finance and legal matters, mergers and acquisitions. Mr Sciortino serves as a director of several operating companies, being a Member of the Board of Directors of NLMK Pennsylvania Corp., Sharon Coating LLC, NLMK Indiana LLC. Mr. Sciortino was born in New-York, USA in 1950. He graduated from Queens College, New York with a BA degree and received JD and LLM degrees from New England School of Law (Boston, MA) and New York University Law School, New York.