Bmw, Mercedes, Rolls Royce Could This Be Russia?

The mid-July opening night in Moscow had it all. Women in low-cut dresses accompanied by duded-up men, some wearing bright pink sports jackets, strode through the glare of a dozen television cameras. Passing two beefy security guards dressed in camouflage paratrooper uniforms, they entered the showroom. There, as a jazz band blared Dixieland, guests sipped cocktails and admired several shiny sedans whose average sticker price is $200,000. Welcome to Russia's first Rolls-Royce showroom.

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