MARKET-MAKER IS TO WORK ON MICEX

19 November 2008

ОАО «IDGC of Urals» (RTS and MICEX: MRKU), united operating company of the Urals region exercising control over distribute grid complexes in Sverdlovsk, Chelyabinsk, Kurgan and Perm regions – reports that ZAO “IK Troika Dialog”, the Company’s market-maker, will begin to work on MICEX.

On November 20, 2008 ZAO “Investment Company “Troika Dialog” will begin to fulfill its market-maker obligations in relation to the Company’s common shares on ZАО “Stock Exchange “Moscow Interbank Currency Exchange” (ZАО “SE “MICEX”).

Technical conditions of market-maker obligations:

Spread (in %)

5%

Bilateral Quote Volume (in shares)

5 000 000

Duration of bilateral quote support (in % from trade session duration), no less than

Including duration of bilateral quote support in the last trading hour (in % from duration of last hour trading session), no less than

70%

33%

Maximum volume of transactions (in shares), concluded on the basis of bilateral quotes during trading session, after which the market-maker does not have obligation to support bilateral quotes in the current trading session

325 000 000

We remind that on June 11, 2008 the Company’s common shares with the nominal value of RUR 0.1 were permitted for trading in Section “Securities permitted for trading without listing” of ОАО “SE “RTS” and on ZAO “SE “MICEX” (on June 18, 2008).

For additional information on the Company, please, visit the Company’s corporate web-site (www.mrsk-ural.ru) as well as Complex Information Disclosure System SKRIN (www.skrin.ru), Interfax (www.interfax.ru) and AKM (www.akm.ru).

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