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VimpelCom Fined US$ 795 Million Over Uzbekistan Telecoms Bribes

VimpelCom, the Russian-Norwegian telecom operator, admitted to bribing Gulnara Karimova, daughter of Islam Karimov, president of Uzbekistan and agreed to pay US$ 795 million in penalties to US and Dutch authorities.

VimpelCom, majority owned by Mikhail Fridman, one of Russia’s wealthiest businessmen, and Telenor, which is majority-owned by the Norwegian government, was accused of paying more US$ 114.5 million to a “relative” of Karimov between 2006 and 2012 for mobile phone licenses and frequencies.