Ukraine - the Real story
Ukraine what happened since 2015
History of Ukraine Geo-Politics
Post-revolutionary Ukraine massively corrupt elite - Moneyland
2013-2014 Ukraine president aligned to Russia
Ukraine president named Viktor Yanukovych, decided to move both feet toward Russia. His government suspended a plan to sign this trade deal with the European Union, which would ideally have brought open markets and transparency. He wanted more trade with Russia.
- People revolted and protests continued. And then the government responded in a very heavy-handed way.e had to run away with only his clothes in his helicopter. Ironically, once the people opened it - they discovered massive "HIDDEN" wealth of its oligarchs and corruption.
The joy of this kind of post-revolutionary elite is there was no one to stop you doing this. * The amounts of money that Yanukovych spent on his hidden place was absolutely extraordinary.
In this ordinary Ukrainian suburb, where there's potholes in the roads, and the tower blocks are rundown. And, you know, the buses are thirdhand from Hungary. - A heated massage table. There was a sauna, a plunge pool. - The lawns were perfectly mowed. - A golf course - An enclosure for shooting animals .. wild boars would be brought out and shot there. - A Spanish galleon built on the side of the river - an entire pirate ship - palace - a log cabin but five stories high.
- Legally his palace, it isn't even in Ukraine.
Checking the land registry. And, you know, the area of land was owned by a Ukrainian company, which was owned by a British company, which was owned by another British company and finally was owned by a foundation in Liechtenstein.