Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovych Flees Capital

Protesters take control of presidential residence, former prime minister released from prison.
3:00 | 02/23/14

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Fast moving developments in Ukraine after the deadly protests. The government firing back. The president is in hiding. Look at the images coming in. Families wandering the grounds of his home outside the capital. Playing on his private golf course. Helps themselves to his golf clubs. Now, the former prime minister yanukovych reaching out to her supporters. America is watching closely. A country moving closer to Russia and away from the west. Now in a dangerous limbo. ABC's Alex Marquardt. Reporter: What we saw here today was a revolution for the second time in a decade Ukraine has ousted its president sending shockwaves from Washington to Moscow and dealing a massive blow to Putin's Russia as protesters took control of kiev and president was impeached. After months of protest against him. Almost 100 killed. Kiev's square has been the bloody battle ground for the protesters who want an end to corruption and rights abuses to become closer to and more like Europe and the U.S. Yanukovych who has kept Ukraine closely tied to Russia has fled the capital. He refused to resign today. Comparing the impeachment to the nazis coming to power. This afternoon crowds streamed into the sprawling compound. I can't believe such place can exist in Ukraine. Reporter: On its golf course and they found this club with his initials engraved. Imagine all the ranges of corruption that happened in Ukraine. It's crazy. Reporter: Nearby, a zoo with ostriches and peacocks. A garage with antique cars. Quieted by the hope this chapter is now over. The next chapter will feature yokoshenka who was just released from prison today. She spoke to protesters here on independent square calling them heros but telling them not to go home. That their job is not finished. David. Thank you. This evening to another

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