August 2011, Baku:
Young women, who could either be members of the new rich elite or high class prostitutes, about to enter an exclusive Baku restaurant. Since the money has begun to flow from the Baku-Tbilis-Ceyhan (BTC) oil pipeline, designer shops and expensive hotels and restaurants have sprung up in Baku. The disparities between rich and poor are however still enormous.
GeorgiaAzerbaijanOil and GasBTC pipelineWealthCaucasusSami Siva