Pictures: Palaces of Deposed Rulers, From Ukraine to Tunisia
The opulence of deposed Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych's palace is hardly unique.
A popular uprising has driven Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych out of office and into hiding. On Saturday, anti-government protesters accessed the once heavily secured presidential estate outside Kiev and discovered an opulent mansion, complete with helipad, golf course, yacht, half-built car museum, exotic birds from Burma, and a petting zoo.
Here are pictures of the palaces revealed when some of the world's most notorious leaders were ousted.
Anti-government protesters find exotic ostriches as part of a private zoo on the grounds of Yanukovych's residence, known as Mezhyhirya.
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