The sponsorship activity of Rosneft is aimed at reviving spiritual and national values, promoting scientific and technical progress, supporting culture, science and education, and developing sports.

Rosneft is an active supporter of professional and amateur sports. Financial support of the Anatoly Tarasov Golden Puck International Ice Hockey Cup in 2015 was aimed at promoting a healthy lifestyle among the young generation of Russians.

Rosneft supports Russian fighters and is a sponsor of fights in Russia and abroad.

Rosneft is the general sponsor
of the Avtovaz LADA Sport team

Rosneft is the general sponsor of Avtovaz LADA Sport team. Domestic cars LADA Vesta Sport and Lada Kalina Sport appeared under the LADA SPORT ROSNEFT team flag on the international and Russian race tracks respectively. Support of the domestic sport cars in the world and Russian touring will become powerful incentives for the development of Russian automotive industry and help us to promote the Company’s brand, including the product brand, in the domestic and international markets.

Rosneft pays special attention to environmental aspects of industrial oil production. Protection of endangered animal species of the Arctic zone is a natural step of a responsible subsoil user, which Rosneft is. The Company considers the preservation and protection of polar bears a priority. Rosneft has taken custody of all polar bears living in Russian zoos.

The Company supports the St. Petersburg Philharmonic. A sponsorship contract with Rosneft has let thousands of people in Russia and abroad hear the virtuosos of the Temirkanov orchestra.

Sponsorship in 2015 amounted to: RUB 763.7 mln (VAT included; the value is comprised of the actually used (paid) sponsorship budget; according to IFRS).

The Company considers the preservation
and protection of polar bears a priority