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Yanukovich's life of luxury

Saturday, Feb 22, 2014 - 01:15

Feb. 22 - Crowds converge on Yanukovich's country residence in Ukraine to get a glimpse of president's luxurious surroundings. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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A view of Viktor Yanukovich's life of luxury. Crowds gather at the Ukrainian Presidents grounds just outside Kiev taking a look at a luxury ship docked at a marina near the house. Inside a dining room is a celebration of the gilded age. There's a bottle of Armenian brandy with Yanukovich's picture on the label. The bathroom is appointed with all the luxury imaginable. It's a lifestyle that may change after parliament voted to remove Yanukovich from office. People converge on the grounds. (SOUNDBITE) (Ukrainian) PETRO, SAYING: "I'd like to have peace now. And everything stolen from the Ukrainian people should be returned to them." The fate of Yanukovich is unclear after bloodshed saw 77 people killed and Kiev transformed into an inferno. He enraged much of the population by turning away from the EU to cultivate closer relations with Russia three months ago, Now citizens have a view of what he's left behind.

Yanukovich's life of luxury

Saturday, Feb 22, 2014 - 01:15

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