Ukraine aid package, sanctions possible, lawmakers say

March 3, 2014 11:11 PM

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Congress is set to begin debating an economic aid package for Ukraine that's expected to cost at least $1 billion and possible sanctions against senior Russian officials involved in the ongoing military standoff, senior lawmakers said Monday.

Despite the cancellation of House and Senate proceedings Monday due to a snowstorm, top leaders were at the Capitol finalizing plans for a formal debate expected to begin next week. On the sidelines of long-scheduled meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Senate Majority Leader Har...

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