Wednesday, September 03, 2014


Viktor Yanukovych's Secret Hunting Lodge

For weeks, a group of Ukrainian journalists have been combing through documents left behind at the luxurious residence of ousted President Viktor Yanukovych.  

The journalists, which include RFE/RL's Vaclav Havel Journalism Fellow Natalie Sedletska, have put many of the documents online at, with the hope of shedding light on the murky practices of Ukraine's former government.

The group of journalists has recently revealed details about the Kedr hunting club, which adjoins Yanukovych’s billion-dollar Mezhyhirya residence.

Run on public money, the club hosted 28 of the richest and influential individuals during the Yanukovych era.
Read the full story here.

-- Luke Allnutt
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by: Heorhiy
April 29, 2014 13:36
Yanukovych is gone and we are glad. But to be fair do we know about any dachas or resorts that Yulka had? Or Yushchenko before her? Dont even ask about Kuchma or Krawchuk.
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by: Eugenio from: Vienna
April 30, 2014 12:30
Timoshchenco is a dictator of dubious authenticity.
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by: Heorhiy
May 04, 2014 01:56
It seems that the younger generation has had enough of Timoshenko

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