CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-GM clashed with Russia over Opel unit-paper

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(Corrects in third paragraph to 2009 from 2005) (Adds detail on speculation of new Opel sale) LONDON, July 25 (Reuters) - U.S. automaker General Motors cancelled the sale of its Opel and Vauxhall brands two years ago because the proposed buyers were demanding the right to sell its factories to a Russian state-owned car maker, the Times said on Monday. The paper, citing U.S. diplomatic cables obtained by Wikileaks, said that the Canadian-Russian consortium bidding for GM's European ...

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