ST. PETERSBURG – Daimler demands additional concessions from the Russian government as it plans to build a Mercedes car-assembly plant in the St. Petersburg region. A spokesman for Denis Manturov, Minister of Industry and Trade, says the government likely will meet the German automaker’s requirements because of the recession and lack of new foreign investors. Sources close to the St. Petersburg regional government say Daimler has asked Gov. Georgy Poltavchenko to provide a ...

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