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End of the road: Russia says goodbye to its beloved Lada

Reuters reports — Russia is ending its long love affair with a car that was once prized by the nation but has come to symbolize the decline of its automobile industry and, for some, the country itself. The decision by state car maker AvtoVAZ to halt production of the las …
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