Talks between Ukraine and Russia over their ongoing gas pricing dispute have ended with no deal reached, a spokesman for Russian producer Gazprom said.
It said it is standing by its demand for a £1.1 billion gas debt payment from Kiev by 10am GMT on Monday.
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