Anti-government protesters and local residents stormed the home of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych after he fled his Kiev residence following his impeachment. What they found was a bizarre display of opulence and luxury:
"It's just like being in Monaco," one man was reported to have said as visitors got their first look at the presidential compound. Not many others in Ukraine could afford such a home.
Yanukovych had his own private golf course on the grounds and a set of clubs in a personalized leather bag.
A man turns on a water tap inside the residence as anti-government protesters and journalists walk the grounds.
Local residents snap pictures and peer inside for a glimpse of the surreal surroundings.
Crystal, gilded furniture and marble floors dominated the interior of the home.
A private zoo included everything from peacocks to ostriches.
Yanukovych even had this huge private boat sitting behind his house -- with smaller boats inside.
Anti-government protesters and journalists walk on a helipad at the compound.
A view of the dining room in Yanukovych's sprawling presidential compound.
A man holds one of many bottles of wine and champagne found in Yanukovych's kitchen.
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