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(S+) Russia reactivates Soviet car brands: Potemkin cars

2022-07-04T12:04:56.643Z

Closed factories, missing parts - the Russian automotive industry is on the rocks. Now Moscow is trying to restart with Soviet model names. A bizarre project that harbors dangers.



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A look at the Renault factory near Moscow.

The French group manufactured Dacia models there until mid-May, before withdrawing from Russia because of the war of aggression against Ukraine

Photo: Stanislav Krasilnikov / ITAR-TASS / IMAGO

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Source: spiegel

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