A Russian journalist has smashed records after auctioning off his Nobel Prize to raise money for Ukrainian children - and it sold for an epic $103.5 million.

“I was hoping that there was going to be an enormous amount of solidarity, but I was not expecting this to be such a huge amount,” Dmitry Muratov said of the huge sale, which took place on World Refugee Day.

The 175 grams of 23-karat gold contained in Muratov’s medal would be worth about $10,000 when melted down.

Money raised is going to UNICEF.

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