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A peasant woman selling fruit on a downtown street beneath a flashy modern billboard are a graphic reminder of the contrasts to be found throughout Azerbaijan as the country stands poised to reap the revenues from an oil pipeline deal billed as the \{quote}Contract of the Century.\{quote}
Between Rags and Riches: Oil Boom in Azerbaijan

A peasant woman selling fruit on a downtown street beneath a flashy modern billboard are a graphic reminder of the contrasts to be found throughout Azerbaijan as the country stands poised to reap the revenues from an oil pipeline deal billed as the \"Contract of the Century.\"