The Russian Anti-Monopoly Ministry has initiated investigation against Gazprom, the Federal Energy Commission and Mezhregiongaz (Gazprom's subsidiary), the ministry reported.
The case has been initiated because of violations of anti-monopoly legislation and it is based on appeals of gas distributing enterprises in the Astrakhan, Rostov and Krasnodar regions.
The case will be considered on January 15, 2004.
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