Moskvitch

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Moskvitch (Roushie: Москвич) (whiles an aa written as Moskvich or Moskwitch) wis an automobile brand frae Roushie produced bi AZLK frae 1945 tae 1991 an bi OAO Moskvitch frae 1991 tae 2002.

OAO Moskvitch wis a privatized ventur name gien tae the umwhile factory in order tae avoid legal issues efter the faw o the Soviet Union in 1991. Syne the factory haed nae assembly branches ootside Roushie efter 1991, its name is lairgely uised the day tae refer tae the buildin locatit in Lawer Eastren pairt o Moscow an abandoned syne 2006.

The wird moskvitch (Roushie:москвич) itself translates as "(a) Muscovite" intae Inglis. It wis uised tae pynt oot the oreeginal location o the caurs manufactured ootside o Moscow.