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Monday 14 April, 2008

OJSC Cherkizovo Grp

Re: Share Offering

Open Joint Stock Co Cherkizovo Grp
14 April 2008

14th April 2008

Cherkizovo Group OJSC

Registration of the Board Decision on Issue of Shares

OJSC Cherkizovo Group (the 'Company') is pleased to announce the registration by
the Federal Service for the Financial Markets of the Russian Federation of the
Board decision on issue of ordinary shares and the relevant prospectus in
respect of the contemplated issue by the Company of up to 5,000,000 new ordinary
shares. The Company is considering an offering of shares in the coming months
with final decision on timing and sizing subject to market conditions and use of
proceeds.  If pursued, the offering will take place in accordance with the terms
described in the Board decision on the issue and the prospectus.

In addition to that, Cherkizovsky Group Ltd., the major shareholder of the
Company controlled by the Chairman of the Company's Board, Igor Babaev and his
family members, is considering a concurrent offering of up to 5,000,000 of
existing ordinary shares.  Decision on timing and sizing of a concurrent
offering of secondary shares will be subject to market conditions.  In addition,
a concurrent sale of secondary shares is subject to an approval by the Company's
shareholders according to applicable Russian laws.  The Company duly convened an
extraordinary shareholders' meeting, which is scheduled on 5 May 2008.

The relevant documents, including the registered Board decision on the issue and
the prospectus, are available for review in Russian at the Company's office at
Permskaya 5, Moscow 107143, Russian Federation.

This announcement is made in accordance with the Disclosure and Transparency
Rule 2.2.1 (Disclosure of Inside Information) of the U.K. Financial Services

This announcement is not an offer for sale of any securities of the Company in
the United States. Any securities of the Company may not be offered or sold in
the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration under
the U.S. Securities Act of 1933.  The Company has not registered and does not
intend to register any portion of the offering in the United States or to
conduct a public offering of any securities in the United States.

This communication is only being distributed to and is only directed at (i)
persons who are outside the United Kingdom or (ii) to investment professionals
falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000
(Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the 'Order') or (iii) high net worth entities,
and other persons to whom it may lawfully be communicated, falling within
Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order (all such persons together being referred
to as 'relevant persons').  Any person who is not a relevant person should not
act or rely on this communication or any of its contents.

This announcement does not comprise a prospectus and does not contain or
constitute or form part of any offer or invitation, or any solicitation of an
offer, for securities and should not be relied on in connection with any
contract or commitment whatsoever.

Any offer of securities to the public that may be deemed to be made pursuant to
this communication in any EEA Member State that has implemented Directive 
2003/71/EC (together with any applicable implementing measures in any Member
State, the 'Prospectus Directive') is only addressed to and is only directed at
qualified investors in that Member State within the meaning of the Prospectus

Neither this announcement nor any copy of it may be taken or transmitted in or
into the United States, Canada or Japan.  This announcement does not constitute
or form part of any offer or invitation to sell, or any solicitation of any
offer to purchase nor shall it (or any part of it) or the fact of its
distribution, form the basis of, or be relied on in connection with, any
contract; therefore the offering and the distribution of this announcement and
other information in connection with the listing and offering in certain
jurisdictions may be restricted by law and persons into whose possession any
document or other information referred to herein comes should inform themselves
about and observe any such restriction. Any failure to comply with these
restrictions may constitute a violation of the securities laws of any such

For further information:


Russian media

Maria Gracheva                     Cherkizovo Group OJSC          Tel. +7 495 788 3232


UK/international media

Jonathon Brill/ Caroline Stewart   Financial Dynamics (London)    Tel: +44 20 7831 3113

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