Ukraine has elected the head of a newly unified Orthodox Church, following a split from the Russian Orthodox Church, announced Saturday. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has hailed the move as an important safeguard against future Russian aggression. The head of the Russian Orthodox Church has condemned Ukraine's church split from the Russian Orthodox church in October and calls it uncanonical. VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports.
Bosnia sees integration with NATO and the European Union as a strategic goal, but the pro-Russian leader of Bosnia's autonomous Serb region has called for the country to remain neutral and stay out of the U.S.-led military alliance