MOSCOW - MTS, Russia's top mobile phone operator, said on Tuesday it had placed in full a five-year bond worth 15 billion roubles ($464.5 million).

Bids amounted to 25.72 billion roubles, VTB Capital, one of the issue organisers, said in a statement. Some 15 percent of the 94 investors which bid in the sale were foreigners.

The bond , placed with an annual coupon rate of 16.75 percent, has a two-year put option.

MTS is part of the Sistema holding company.

It currently has three outstanding rouble bonds worth a combined 30 billion roubles that mature in 2013-2018 . ($1=32.29 Rouble)

(Reporting by Yelena Fabrichnaya and Maria Kiselyova; Editing by Hans Peters)