10 February 2009

VTB Group increases X5 Retail Group’s credit line to RUR 9 billion

Amsterdam, 10 February 2009

X5 Retail Group N.V., Russia’s largest retailer in terms of sales (LSE ticker: “FIVE”), announced today that VTB Group has increased its credit lines to the Company from RUR 7 billion to RUR 9 billion, with the additional RUR 2 billion to be provided by the bank’s subsidiary VTB North-West.