August 2011, Batumi, Georgia:
Man and a kid swim in the ocean, where an oil tanker can be seen in the background, Batumi a port town known for its Oil tranport.
Since the flow of money has poured into Baku thanks to the Baku Tbilisi Ceyhan (BTC) oil pipeline, the Azeri capital has gone through intensive redevelopment. However human rights organisations criticise the way in which inhabitants of old Baku have been forcefully evicted from homes earmarked for demolition with inadequate compensation.
GeorgiaAzerbaijanOil and GasBTC pipelineWealthCaucasusSami Siva