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Kalashnikov unveils electric car prototype with a retro Soviet-era body

Yes, that Kalashnikov. As in the AK-47.

Yes, that Kalashnikov. As in the AK-47.

Watch a Russian avalanche bury cars

‘Dude, where's my Volga?’

This is what it looks like when a snowy mountain gets hungry and eats some cars. An avalanche at the highest mountain in Europe, 18,510-foot Mount Elbrus in Russia, buried 15 vehicles on the weekend. The tweeted videos show the progressing snow engulf Volgas, Ladas and UAZs along with Western cars, but luckily no one was injured. The avalanche also stopped before it reached any major buildings.

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Nissan launches rough and ready Almera in Moscow

Nissan has taken advantage of the Moscow Motor Show to unveil a new Russian-specific sedan with an old name. The Nissan Almera is a new offering that will be built in Russia and feature attributes that, according to Nissan, "meet the unique demands of the Russian market." What exactly does that mean? The Almera features raised ground clearance (just check out the gaps in the wheel wells),

Dartz creates car to commemorate Russian SUV whale penis debacle

Dartz Whalewatch Penisguard – Click above to view high-res image gallery

Russia now Europe's biggest automotive market

Russia has just passed Germany as Europe's largest market for new car sales -- for the first half of the year, at least. In fact, Russian consumers managed to snatch up 41% more cars for the first half of this year as compared to the previous year. Not only that, but the vehicles being sold in Russia are more profitable than before as well, with the record $33.8 billion in sales so far an increase of 64%. Top marques are General Motors and Hyundai, which replace last year's first and second plac