MONGOLIA. Ulaan Baatar. Otguntugs,28, (right) and Ounsuren (left), 36, use what money they have from collecting bottles to purchase cheap Russian Vodka which they drink in order to stave off the bitter cold that embraces Ulaan Baatar for large portions of the year.
As the global financial crisis grips Asia, Mongolia is feeling the implications first hand as the country suffers from rising inflation pushing the price of food and fuel ever upwards. For the country’s homeless, who...more »