WorldViews: The Eye of Sauron that was set to loom over Moscow has been scrapped

By Rick Noack, December 10, 2014

Plans to install the 'Eye of Sauron,' atop a skyscraper in Moscow have been canceled after complaints from church leaders.

On Thursday, the latest "Hobbit" movie is scheduled to premiere in Russia — and it was scheduled to be accompanied by a very special light installation. A company called Svechenie created an 'Eye of Sauron,' which they planned to install on top of a skyscraper in the IQ-quarter of Moscow's International Business Center, according to Russian broadcaster RT and the Russian edition of Hollywood Reporter.

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