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.