PHOTOS: Ukrainian Protesters Pose At President’s Lavish Estate After He Flees

ASSOCIATED PRESS

Thousands of Ukrainian protesters on Saturday flocked to President Viktor Yanukovych’s lavish estate in the countryside after rumors spread that he had either fled to the eastern part of Ukraine or left the country altogether.


People wave Ukrainian flags as they enter Ukrainian President Yanukovych’s countryside-residence in Mezhyhirya, Kiev’s region, Ukraine.


People walk on the territory of Yanukovych’s countryside residence.


Protesters relax at Yanukovych’s countryside residence.


Protesters react.


A protester guards the entrance to Yanukovych’s residence.


A view of Yanukovych’s estate.

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