WASHINGTON, March 25 The U.S. House of
Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee passed on Tuesday a
Ukraine aid bill that does not include International Monetary
Fund reforms sought by the Obama administration and backed by
The committee passed the bill by voice vote, sending it for
a vote in the full House.
The bill backs a $1 billion loan guarantee for Ukraine,
includes sanctions on Ukrainians and Russians over Moscow's
incursion into Ukraine and provides aid to Ukraine.
(Reporting by Patricia Zengerle; Editing by Sandra Maler)