“I spend half the day on the web looking for cars. Mercedes, Porsche, Volkswagen: everything is included. And the rest of the time I’m looking for Lithuanian car transporters and drivers who will bring the vehicles from Germany to Russia”. Up to a purchase price of 50,000 euros, the import is completely legal. Anything beyond that is paid from an account in Georgia or China. “To put it very simply, the cars are then officially on their way to another country, but remain in Russia”. In any case, he has not experienced any problems at EU customs, says Andrej W.