• Russia's finance minister says government officials should drive around in Lada cars to help bolster domestic business

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, second right, inspects a production line while visiting the Avtovaz plant, Russia's biggest car maker. AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Government Press Service
    Russia's finance minister said officials can be driven in Ladas to support domestic business, per Gazeta.
    Avtovaz, which makes Ladas, told Gazeta it'll be ready to hand officials the cars if the state wants them.
    Western sanctions have reportedly forced Avtovaz to make its latest Lada without airbags.
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