May 26, 2021

Tesla Comes to Russia


Tesla Comes to Russia

“I think we're close to establishing Tesla's presence in Russia, and that would be great. And more broadly, also in Kazakhstan and neighboring regions.”

–  On May 21, entrepreneur Elon Musk announced that the Tesla line would soon make it to markets in Russia, Kazakhstan, and other CIS countries. He has been courting the Russian Federation for several years. In 2020, Musk invited Soviet rocket scientist Sergei Korolyov and his family to visit his company Space X, and in 2019, he (nearly) challenged the head of Roscosmos Dmitriy Rogozin to a rap battle.

 

 

 

 

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