KIEV, Ukraine -
Considering how poor Ukraine's economy is, it might come as a surprise to see just how extravagantly its president lived.
President Viktor Yanukovych reportedly abandoned his Ukrainian home for an undisclosed location while violent protests continue — leaving the gaudy presidential palace open to the public.
Pictures from Yanukovych's house spread on social media including this, showing a giant wooden ship on his estate reportedly used as a banquet hall.
The estate was likely funded through personal wealth.
Yanukovych is currently refusing to resign from power of the country despite the country's parliament voting to oust him from power.