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See also photos and videos: A walking tour of Mezhyhirya, formerly Yanukovych’s opulent estate (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Now that his sprawling 140-hectare (345 acres) Mezhyhirya estate – nearly the size of Monaco – north of Kyiv is abandoned, it transformed on Feb. 22 into a makeshift amusement park where thousands descended to take stock of his self-indulgent lifestyle. Some want to turn it into Ukraine’s Museum of Corruption.

The visitors weren’t disappointed. and there was nothing ascetic about Mezhyhirya, where an eponymous 12th-century monastery once stood.

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