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Ukrainians Peek Inside Ousted Prosecutor’s Posh Digs

Image: A man sits on a chair in the house of Ukraine's former prosecutor general Pshonka in the village of Gorenichy outside Kiev
A man sits on a chair in the house of Ukraine's former prosecutor general Viktor Pshonka in the village of Gorenichy outside Kiev, on Feb. 24. Reuters

Masked Ukrainians and journalists gained access to the extravagant house belonging to the nation's former prosecutor general, Viktor Pshonka, outside of Kiev on Monday. An order had been issued to arrest Pshonka, according to Reuters, but local media reported that he escaped detention on Saturday.

Image: A picture depicts Ukraine's former prosecutor general Viktor Pshonka as French Emperor Napoleon
A painting depicts Ukraine's former prosecutor general Viktor Pshonka as French Emperor Napoleon, in Pshonka's house in the village of Gorenichy outside Kiev, on Feb. 24. Konstantin Chernichkin / Reuters
Image: A general view shows the house of Ukraine's former prosecutor general Pshonka in the village of Gorenichy outside Kiev
A general view shows the house of Ukraine's former prosecutor general Viktor Pshonka in the village of Gorenichy outside Kiev, on Feb. 24. Konstantin Chernichkin / Reuters

While Pshonka's estate does not appear to contain the restaurant and large collection of vehicles found at ousted President Viktor Yanukovych's country house, it certainly rivals the former leader's residence in terms of ornateness.

Image: An interior view shows the house of Ukraine's former prosecutor general Pshonka in the village of Gorenichy outside Kiev
An interior view shows the house of Ukraine's former prosecutor general Viktor Pshonka in the village of Gorenichy outside Kiev Feb. 24. Konstantin Chernichkin / Reuters
Image: An interior view from the house of Ukraine's former prosecutor general Pshonka in the village of Gorenichy outside Kiev
An interior view from the house of Ukraine's former prosecutor general Viktor Pshonka in the village of Gorenichy outside Kiev, on Feb. 24. Konstantin Chernichkin / Reuters
Image: A man walks past a bath tub in the house of Ukraine's former prosecutor general Pshonka in the village of Gorenichy outside Kiev
A man walks past a bath tub in the house of Ukraine's former prosecutor general Viktor Pshonka in the village of Gorenichy outside Kiev, on Feb. 24. Konstantin Chernichkin / Reuters