Lyudmyla Yanukovych, the former wife of ex-president of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych, lives in the stately mansion near Yalta (occupied Crimea) and owns the network of elite supermarkets in Sevastopol, as Radio Liberty reported.
It is known that she moved to this house in Otradne right after Euromaidan. The square of the three-floor villa by the sea makes 2,345 square meters and 1,2 hectares in the possession. The villa has its own beach, cottages, houses for security and service personnel, spa area, swimming pool, tennis court, gazebos and utility rooms. Besides, there is a park with cypress, pine trees, fir trees, an artificial waterfall, and a barbecue zone. All entrances to the mansion are closed.
According to the journalists, the property title for the mansion and area registered for the firm of former defense minister of Ukraine Pavlo Lebedev. The realtors estimate the price of the mansion is about $25 million.
It was also established that Lyudmyla Yanukovych was doing her own business in Crimea. She supposedly owns the network of the supermarkets Merkuriy in Sevastopol. The supermarkets sale French cheese and Spanish meat delicatessen bypassing the sanctions.
The family of Yanukovych divorced before Euromaidan after 40 years in the marriage. In February 2014, Viktor Yanukovych escaped to Russia through Crimea along with sister of his kitchen maid Lyubov Polezhai. Currently, he lives near Moscow.
Earlier, UK Supreme Court has completed the hearing on the final appeal against Russia's statement of adjudication against Ukraine under the simplified procedure regarding three billion dollars in Eurobonds allegedly issued by Ukraine in December 2013 (the so-called "Yanukovych debt case”).