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Published: Sunday February 23, 2014 MYT 6:50:02 PM
Updated: Sunday February 23, 2014 MYT 6:50:51 PM

Ukraine parliament strips Yanukovich of his luxury estate

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's parliament on Sunday stripped President Viktor Yanukovich of his luxury country estate 25 km (16 miles) outside Kiev.

It voted overwhelmingly for the 14O-hectare estate, known as Mezhyhirye, on which Yanukovich kept luxury homes, a private zoo and a helipad, to be returned to the state within 10 days.

(Reporting by Natalia Zinets; Writing By Richard Balmforth)


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