31 July 2012

X5 enters Vologda region

Moscow, 31 July 2012

X5 Retail Group N.V., (“X5” or the “Company”), Russia’s largest retailer in terms of revenue (LSE ticker symbol: FIVE), announced today that the Company has established a presence in the Vologda region by opening two Pyaterochka soft discounter stores in Vologda, a city with approximately 300 thousand residents located in the North-West portion of European Russia.