Russian ambassador says EU's case against Gazprom is political and driven by Lithuania

Russian ambassador to the European Union has accused Lithuania of being the sole force behind the European Commission's investigation into possible market abuses by Gazprom. He also says the case against the Russian state-owned gas company is political.
Vladimir Chizhov
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