MOSCOW, 23 APR - RIA Novosti/Prime. Accusations by the European Commission that certain ways of working Gazprom trading on the markets of Central And Eastern Europe are violating the Antimonopoly law of the EU, politically motivated And are part of an undeclared punishment. About it the correspondent said 1st Deputy head of the state Duma on economic policy, innovative development And entrepreneurship Mikhail Emelyanov.
"Punishment is announced, And There are undeclared. And here is an element of undeclared punishment, " he said." The European Commission itself admits that the materials she had prepared at the end of 2013. But then there was No war in Ukraine, there was the return of Crimea to Russia, And she would Not let them move, " said the people's Deputy.
And now, when in their understanding of the Russian Federation it is necessary to contain And try to worsen the situation in the economy, they "pull" such punishment, continued Emelyanov.
the people's choice, it does Not exclude that in the end the losers in this situation it may be Europe itself, which depends on Russia, as well As among them in terms of energy.
"Don't throw stones when we all live in one crystal house," says Emelyanov.
The European Commission on Wednesday put forward formal Charges "Gazprom" in violation of antitrust law in eight EU countries. The Russian gas holding company called the complaints baseless, the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. Lavrov Century said about the illegality retrospectively to require compliance with the third energy package of the EU contracts, convicted prior to its adoption, And a number of Russian specialists And even called the Accusations politically motivated.