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Frankfurt - The EU wants to examine the contracts which Gazprom has signed with European companies, amid suspicions that the Russian state energy giant has imposed unfair prices which breach the bloc's trading rules, a German newspaper reported.

Contacted on the story in Wednesday's edition of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) daily, which cites an internal EU document, there was no comment from Brussels.

Last April the European Commission, the EU's executive arm, accused Gazprom of infringing the bloc's single market rules, in a row which threatens to aggravate EU-Russian relations already strained over Moscow's interventions in Ukraine and Syria.

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