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AvtoVAZ Halts Production

AvtoVAZ said Friday that it would halt production on its main line from Monday through Sunday because of abnormally high temperatures in Tolyatti.

Highs of up to 45 degrees Celsius are expected throughout the week, the carmaker said in a statement. Workers will be paid two-thirds of their salaries during the break, as required under the Labor Code, the statement said. 


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