Thomson ReutersJanuary 30, 2013 09:45
* Commission said hopes to unfreeze money soon
* Poland has charged road contractors with price-fixing
* Ministers say EU reaction too harsh
By Adrian Krajewski
WARSAW, Jan 30 (Reuters) - The European Union has frozen about 890 million euros ($1.20 billion) in aid earmarked for building Polish roads because of a suspected fraud by contractors, a Commission spokeswoman said on Wednesday.