Forbidden Palace or Google Censorship

Google censorship on Aleksey Miller palace

The newly built four-stories high palace in the suburbs of Moscow was wiped out from the face of the Earth… Well, not the actual Earth but Google Earth. Apparently, the forbidden palace owner and Russian natural gas and oil monopoly Gazprom CEO Aleksey Miller has enough power and money to convince Google to censor one of their most successful products.


Google censorship on Aleksey Miller palace

The old sat shot shows the palace being built, and the new one shows a virgin green meadow. Fortunately, the long hands of Gazprom haven’t reached Panoramio yet.

Aleksey Miller forbidden palace

How wealthy someone should be to control what Google can show to its users and what can not? Gazprom controls all Russian oil and natural gas. And that’s a lot! Russia keeps its paws on the 7% of world’s oil and almost one third of world’s natural gas stock. So you should be at least Gazprom CEO Aleksey Miller wealthy.

Aleksey Miller forbidden palace

Aleksey Miller forbidden palace

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