Statement regarding the situation in Norilsk

Moscow, 4 June 2020 – As one of the main shareholders in Norilsk Nickel, RUSAL is very concerned regarding the recent accident and diesel fuel spill incident at the thermal power plant owned by Norilsk Nickel.

RUSAL will insist on the most stringent investigation of the circumstances on site to prevent such accidents as this happening in the future.

‘We have already addressed the Norilsk Nickel Chairman of the Board of Directors, calling for an unscheduled Board meeting to discuss this most serious situation. We also plan to initiate discussions over the appointment of the first Deputy Director for Ecology to be based in Norilsk’ - Maxim Poletaev, RUSAL’s Deputy Director commented.
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