As the reports continue to trickle in about developments in Ukraine (check in with our live blog here), the grounds of the opulent presidential palace have become the choice destination for Ukrainian protestors and tourists alike. Security has fled, leaving the estate of semi-President Viktor Yanukovych open to the public.
First stop: The Zoo:
A day at the Zoo, the President's private zoo in In open house courtesy of the revolution pic.twitter.com/CTsixqIXzJ— Matt Frei (@mattfrei) February 22, 2014
Every President needs one of these pic.twitter.com/IpDyROISD8— Matt Frei (@mattfrei) February 22, 2014
Next up is the marina:
For the car enthusiast in the family, here's a look at the presidential garage:
Since security fled in haste, the river has become something of a national archive:
Знайшли біля причалу у воді документи pic.twitter.com/o1MYxFXoLa— Oksana Kovalenko (@superumka) February 22, 2014
Others are posing in front of the residence:
Межигір'я! Хонка! pic.twitter.com/18lVgrlncm— Andriyak (@Andriyak) February 22, 2014
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