Protesters Frolic In Ukrainian President’s Abandoned House

After Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych abandoned Kiev, the opposition took over his sumptuous official residence and enjoyed a relaxing afternoon on the golf range

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GuoLiang
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Karolina Sadova
Karolina Sadova

@Paul J Kobos protesters called animal control and veterinary docs the same day they entered this place, animals are safe and in good care

Dianne Bohannan
Dianne Bohannan

Wonder what will happen when the Olympics are over and whi Russia will support

Teresita Morales
Teresita Morales

This shows what British novelist George Orwell's animals indicated in his novel "Animal Farm:" "All animals are equal; but some are more equal than others." It's totally unacceptable to live in luxury while the people are lacking food. If this gorgeous home had been turned into a museum, at least income from tourism would have generated employment for some and income to pay salaries and keep the building. Perhaps they'll do that now. :) ????

GerryJo Blaylock
GerryJo Blaylock

GOD HELP THEM see: each of us ARE responsible FOR keeping trash OUT of our own yard, so not anyone's responsibility TOO keep his neighbors yard clean or food on the table and clean clothes on our backs..! Misery loves company. In Jesus name AMEN. GJB XOXO

Paul J Kobos
Paul J Kobos

Who's gonna feed the animals, seriously. When they run out of food r the protesters going to go to the store for ostrich food, is anyone concerned?

Rania BM
Rania BM

Almost the same happened in Tunisia. After then-president had fled the country, protesters went posed for pictures and took away all kinds of stuff from the houses of some of his family members. They even found, not ostriches, but a tiger and I think also a snake. Same scenario, different country.

Jennifer Chaudry
Jennifer Chaudry

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WilfTarquin
WilfTarquin

Gods, I hope someone takes care of the animals in the private zoo.

Scott Kendra
Scott Kendra

reason they took our guns away and keep us apart with media driven racism

Scott Kendra
Scott Kendra

they seem more civil then the animals that took control from Gaddafi

Paul M Miller
Paul M Miller

And the politicians say there is not a rich poor divide. Some of these people never realised that such a place existed in the Ukraine. You can see why he was trying to cling on to power so much.

Gen Petrov
Gen Petrov

If they are so unhappy with each other, they should divorce and split country on two again, Western and Eastern Ukraine. I can't imagine living under Lviv rule, if I would be from Odessa.

Gen Petrov
Gen Petrov

Ouch, Ukraine is a communist country! Some "leader" will nationalise everything now and sit the whole nation on food stamps. And you, Americans (both with Germans), is going to feed them, because they don't have any money. They don't have respect for private property. Socialist country of unemployed bankrupt bums. Who will ever give Ukraine a dime after that?

Kevin Lant
Kevin Lant

yep! they will, they eat them in the ukraine.;9

Mark Adam
Mark Adam

At least they are not destroying anything and seem quite capable of responsible government.

Peter Tilbrook
Peter Tilbrook

This is exactly the sort of thing I expect one of my brothers to do!

Vishal Vk
Vishal Vk

Let Markeloff Markelov be the new president :P :D

Hishida Yusuke
Hishida Yusuke

うわー、こんなことになっちゃいましたか…。

Lucy Bo
Lucy Bo

Looks kinda stupid!!

Ashley Thomas
Ashley Thomas

"A man poses for a photo on a toilet." Brilliant ahaha

Ash Zee
Ash Zee

Bet their president has been long gone!

Lonnie J. Brown
Lonnie J. Brown

lol the way the police are, we'd all be shot in killed for even thinking about it

Acharya Dasa
Acharya Dasa

Trademark 1947-2014 CIA All rights removed.

Harrison Joshua Cande
Harrison Joshua Cande

Flash Fiction: Plains Beauty Falling beneath the horizon, the stars rotated in the skies as the grasses greened and colors began to bloom back into life.

Ossie Sharon
Ossie Sharon

I hope someone will take care of the deserted animals there :(

David Treto Jr.
David Treto Jr.

Imagine if americans got together like that obama wouldn't do anything

WilfTarquin
WilfTarquin

Yeah, she's not really any better than Yanukovych. Thoroughly corrupt, authoritarian, opportunistic, and populist. Frankly I expect her to do exactly what Yanukovych did: sell out to Russia for help to make herself dictator.

Ukraine's had one good president, Yushchenko. Not incidentally the guy Russia tried to assassinate by poisoning him with dioxin.

inspiraloasis
inspiraloasis

I was watching a show the other day and it was supposed to have taken place in the 80's.  One scene they had was President Regan getting shot.  Everyone was upset and worried about the future of our country.  I remember seeing similar worry in videos from Kennedy's assassination.  It made me think just how we Americans would act if Obama was shot.  I think people would be dancing in the streets.

WilfTarquin
WilfTarquin

@inspiraloasis It's puzzling how divorced from reality right wingers are. Do you ever go out of your reinforced bunkers? Beyond taking your glock and your AR15 and making a provision run to McDonalds, I mean?