Abandoned residence
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Inside Ukraine president’s abandoned estate

Thousands of Ukrainians flocked to President Viktor Yanukovich’s abandoned residence near Kiev.  (Sergei L. Loiko / Los Angeles Times)
The 330-acre country estate includes streams and lakes. (Sergei L. Loiko / Los Angeles Times)
A frigate on the estate houses a dining room and bar overlooking the marvelous expanse of the Dnieper River. (Sergei L. Loiko / Los Angeles Times)
An opposition self-defense unit makes its way along the estate’s embankment. (Sergei L. Loiko / Los Angeles Times)
Visitors examine a charred spot where some shredded documents were burned before Yanukovich fled. (Sergei L. Loiko / Los Angeles Times)
Inside the frigate, liquor bottles bear Yanukovich’s portrait. (Sergei L. Loiko / Los Angeles Times)
Visitors line up to enter the premises.  (Sergei L. Loiko / Los Angeles Times)
People stroll across the golf course at ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich’s estate at Mezhgorye.  (Sergei L. Loiko / Los Angeles Times)
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