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Ukraine's Museum of Corruption in Pictures

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Working in tandem with photojournalist Misha Friedman, who's been documenting the plight of...

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Touring the grounds of Mezhyhirya, the lavish former estate of ousted Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych, can be an odd experience.

From a main house built to resemble an oversized Finnish hunting lodge to acres of manicured gardens to a gladiator themed boxing ring, visitors are in for a first-hand look at what millions of tax dollars can buy.

There are many calling for the estate to be turned into a "museum of corruption." And, while those efforts have stalled, here is what a tour of Mezhyhirya looks like.

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