Europe Ukrainian refugees find haven with a dash of presidential posh

Thousand of Ukrainians have been displaced by fighting in the country's east. Some have found a safe harbor amid ex-President Yanukovych's sprawling, palatial estate.

By , Correspondent

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Three weeks ago, Yelena turned up at the bus station in Konstantinovka, desperate to find a way to get her family of five out of the rebel-held eastern Ukrainian city. When she walked into the hall of the bus station, she saw dozens of families clutching their belongings, children and grandparents, all of them trying to do the same thing: Get out of eastern Ukraine.