Out in the Cold: Homeless in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

By Digital Journalist December 7th, 2008

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Widespread unemployment in Mongolia has caused many social problems such as depression, alcohol abuse, domestic violence and crime. Otguntugs, 28, and his wife Ounsuren, 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 Ulaanbaatar for large portions of the year.

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