‘They started it’: Telenor files tit-for-tat lawsuit against Alfa

31 Aug 2005

Norway’s Telenor has filed a lawsuit in the US against Russia’s Alfa Group as part of the escalating feud between the pair over the overseas expansion of Russian mobile joint venture Vimpelcom. Telenor is looking to deny Alfa voting rights at a Vimpelcom extraordinary general meeting called to decide the cellco’s Ukrainian expansion strategy on 14 September.