22. PROVISIONS FOR LIABILITIES AND CHARGES

Provisions for liabilities and charges as of December 31, 2013, December 31, 2012 and January 1, 2012 comprise the following:

RUB millions

December 31, 2013

December 31, 2012

January 1, 2012

Decommissioning provision

20,773

20,447

18,368

Stock Appreciation Rights

1,798

1,112

1,896

Other

13,468

9,637

8,990

TOTAL PROVISIONS

36,039

31,196

29,254

Including Short-term part

10,158

7,301

7,190

The movement in the decommissioning obligation (which comprise the major part of all provisions created by the Group) during the year was as follows:

RUB millions

2013

2012

AS OF JANUARY 1

20,447

18,368

New obligation incurred

2,872

1,669

Provision assumed in a business combination

5

Utilization and other changes of provision

(3,933)

(1,329)

Change in estimates

(334)

599

Unwind of discount

1,396

1,444

Translation differences

325

(309)

AS OF DECEMBER 31

20,773

20,447

Notes in Consolidated Statements:

Consolidated Statement of Financial Position