Market Vectors Russia ETF (the Fund) seeks to replicate as closely as possible the price and yield performance of the DAXglobal Russia+ Index (DXRPUS). DXRPUS is a modified market capitalization-weighted index consisting of publicly traded companies that are domiciled in Russia. DXRPUS comprises a diversified group of many of the largest and most liquid companies in the investable universe. Companies eligible for inclusion in DXRPUS should be domiciled in Russia, traded in Russia and/or on global exchanges with market cap exceeding $150 million, and should have daily average traded volume of at least $1 million over past six months. The index provider is Deutsche Borse AG. The Fund is passively managed and may not hold each DXRPUS component in the same weighting as DXRPUS. The Fund�s investment advisor is Van Eck Associates Corporation.