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    Yanukovych Leaks
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    Ukraine's disgraced former president Viktor Yanukovych
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    by dumping them in a lake
    Who tried to destroy documents
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    They were recovered by
    volunteers
    and journalists
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    Who scanned
    analyzed
    and investigated what was in them
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    And turned them into

YanukovychLeaks National Project A group investigating the documents found in Mezhihirya

On Feb. 22, volunteer divers found nearly 200 folders of documents at a lake at the residence of former president of Ukraine. They had been thrown in the lake to destroy them as people were escaping the compound.


An Army Of Lawyers To Run Kurchenko’s Empire

Serhiy Kurchenko, the absconded 28-year-old who is accused of embezzlement and theft of nearly a billion dollars in public money, had a lot of lawyers.

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Ukraine: The Ex-President’s Caretaker

10 Jun 2014

The empire of overthrown President Viktor Yanukovych extended beyond his billion-dollar Mezhyhirya estate.

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Newsroom Mezhyhirya: The story of YanukovychLeaks. (Documentary)

10 Jun 2014

Author: Anna Babinets
Director: Olga Kraynik

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Kurchenko's lawyer took care of Vesti media holding

22 May 2014

All legal issues of Vesti media holding were a part of the job description for the staff lawyer of VETEK group of companies that belongs to billionaire Serhiy Kurchenko.

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Kurchenko’s lawyers took care of Klymenko’s business

21 May 2014

The links between two fugitives close to overthrown President Viktor Yanukovych are becoming clearer.

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28 FRIENDS OF THE PRESIDENT

26 April 2014

“We’ve survived, though we are outlaws.” This line from a Russian gangster song became the unofficial anthem of the presidential hunting club whose members included...

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Kurchenko May Have Tried to Transfer Assets to Russia

24 April 2014

Prosecutors believe Serhiy Kurchenko, a crony of ex-President Viktor Yanukovych, may have cost the state treasury $1 billion through various illegal schemes.

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Former President Had Big Plans

18 April 2014

Would you like to stay in the Kyiv hotel of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, built in a scenic park overlooking the Dnipro River? After a hard day's work in the...

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The "Family" Business of a Mezhygirya Contractor

15 April 2014

Former President Viktor Yanukovych's opulent residence only had one major contractor: a development company called AVK, with an intriguing history.

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How Kurchenko's offshores worked

6 April 2014

People who used to know young billionaire-in-exile Serhiy Kurchenko say that if he ever started drawing his financial “chain” on a piece of paper, it would finish up on the ceiling.

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Yanukovych’s Real Estate Empire, Part 2

26 March 2014

Former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and his family lived in luxury owning a number of apartments and houses in prestigious parts of Kyiv.

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AutoMaidan Black List Found in Mezhygirya

14 March 2014

Among the papers salvaged by YanukovychLeaks.org in the lavish Mezhygirya compound after former President Viktor Yanukovych's escape was a folder that...

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Investigations Mushroom in Kurchenko’s Wake

14 March 2014

Serhiy Kurchenko suspected of being a front man for overthrown President Viktor Yanukovych’s family, clearly liked offshore destinations.

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Yanukovych’s Real Estate

14 March 2014

A trove of documents saved from destruction at the former Ukrainian president’s house at Mezhyhirya includes important records on real estate transactions related to Victor...

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Notes of a personal bodyguard

28 February 2014

As a group of journalists from the yanukovychleaks.org initiative were drying, scanning and publishing online the documents found last week at the lake residence of...