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Mazda in talks to end Russia production, following Toyota exit

Exodus by Japanese automakers to affect European parts suppliers

Mazda has a production joint venture in the eastern Russian city of Vladivostok. 

TOKYO -- Mazda is considering ending production in Russia as supply chain disruptions caused by the war in Ukraine make resuming operations increasingly difficult.

Mazda produces vehicles at a joint venture with local carmaker Sollers in eastern Vladivostok under the so-called knockdown method, in which parts are sent for local assembly.

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