After following developments diligently during the coronavirus pandemic, the Board of Directors has elected to extend the current shutdown for an indefinite period. Accordingly, all Rusneftegaz offices shall remain closed until further notice, with those employees working remotely continuing to do so until it is possible to return. The Group will continue to have a limited capacity to respond to non-urgent electronic and telephone communications, and necessitates the understanding of those affected at this time. All separation measures that came into effect at the end of March for those still currently working, including temperature checks and use of hand sanitizer, will remain in force for the foreseeable future. All of these procedures are constantly under review, and may be heightened if it is deemed necessary.