Former Ukrainian president Yanukovych owns 20ha of land on Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast – report

Former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych owns a total of 20 hectares of land in popular seaside resort areas along Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast, according to a report in Bulgarian-language media.

Yanukovych acquired the land in Sunny Beach, Ahtopol and Lozenets, in areas not yet built up, after a lightning visit to Bulgaria in 2008, two years before he became Ukraine’s president, a report in 24 Chassa said.

He arrived on a private jet, landing at Bourgas Airport, spent a few hours touring the Bulgarian Black Sea coastline and then signed the deals, according to the report, which quoted sources familiar with the transactions.

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