You think the United States is the only country with over the top, palatial estates? Well, think again. I was blown away by some of these homes that are located in Russia. These palatial homes are filled with the most exotic, imported finishes around. They have indoor pools, marble basements, and gold leaf trim everywhere. 

Here are some articles on huge Russian estates  that a Homes of the Rich reader brought to my attention:

* you have to put the url into google translate so that you can read the post.

1. (house in picture) –

2. Massive $100 million “Eurasia” Estate –

3. One of the most elaborate and ostentatious estates I’ve ever seen (puts Donald Trump’s Penthouse to shame) –

4. Ramzan Akhmadovich Kadyrov’s House (president of Chechnya) –