Petropavlovsk plc (LSE: POG) (formerly Peter Hambro Mining plc) is a London-based gold mining company with operations in Russia.

Its shares are listed on the London Stock Exchange and are constituents of the FTSE 250 Index.

The Company was formed by Peter Hambro in 1994 to exploit gold reserves in Eastern Russia.

In 2002 the Company was first listed on the Alternative Investment Market.

Peter Hambro Mining fully acquired Aricom, a business formed by Peter Hambro and Pavel Maslovskiy and operating in the Amur Region, in April 2009.

It was also first fully listed on the London Stock Exchange in April 2009.

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