'Useless' villa

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The Independent Online
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KIEV (Reuter) - President Boris Yeltsin has handed Ukraine the luxury Crimean villa where Mikhail Gorbachev was held during last August's coup, saying it was useless and expensive to run. 'Do what you like with it,' the Ukrainian parliamentary deputy chairman, Vasil Durdinets, said he was told by President Yeltsin.