Ukraine's former president Victor Yanukovych spent more that $30 million on his personal estate before he fled for Russia. Think private zoo, crocodile skin-lined planters and a copy of John and Yoko's white piano.
You may know radon as that radioactive gas that can cause cancer. Well, people from all over the former Soviet Union head to Khmilnyk, Ukraine to sit in baths of the stuff to treat their health problems.
It's a disturbing time for Jews in Europe right now. But the conflict in Ukraine seems to be making that country a little more welcoming to its Jewish citizens, even as they continue leaving the country in large numbers.