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Moody's Investors Service affirmed credit ratings on RusHydro

July 25, 2013. Moscow, Russia. JSC RusHydro (ticker symbol: MICEX-RTS, LSE: HYDR; OTCQX: RSHYY) announces that Moody's Investors Service affirmed the ‘Ba1’ long-term credit rating assigned to RusHydro as well as the ‘Aa1.ru’ national scale rating with a ‘stable’ outlook. It also confirmed the ‘Ba1’ rating on the Company’s bonds.

Moody's Investors Service assessed the Company’s liquidity as adequate with large cash balance, manageable debt maturity, and proven access to the capital markets. Moody's also believes that the governmental support will help RusHydro to strengthen its financial profile and remain within the current category.

The full report is available on Moody's web-site at: http://www.moodys.com/
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