Journalists, investigators pour through trove of Mezhyhirya documents Yanukovych left behind

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Feb. 23, 2014, 7:04 p.m. | Politics — by Katya Gorchinskaya

Journalists and others study documents recovered from former President Viktor Yanukovych's 140-hectare luxury Mezhyhirya complex. Yanukovych fled on Feb. 22, the same day parliament impeached him for dereliction of duties and gross human rights violations.
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Katya Gorchinskaya

Katya Gorchinskaya has been the Kyiv Post's deputy chief editor since 2009 and is a contributor to The Wall Street Journal and other publications. Follow her on Twitter @kgorchinskaya.

When ex-President Viktor Yanukovych left his luxurious Mezhyhirya in a hurry on Feb. 22, he left a lot behind – including enough financial documents to keep criminal investigators and investigative journalists busy for months to come.

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