UPDATE 1-Russia says Ukraine should find money to pay for gas within a week

October 22, 2014 11:07 AM

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MOSCOW Oct 22 (Reuters) - Ukraine should be able to find ways of paying for Russian gas supplies within a week, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Wednesday, suggesting a standoff would end once Moscow received financial guarantees from Kiev.

The latest round of gas talks between Moscow and Kiev ended late on Tuesday in Brussels with no agreement in a dispute that prompted Russia to cut off gas supplies to its neighbour in mid-June, potentially hurting flows west to the European Union.

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