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20 January 2014 - "New proposal to return Russia 10 time zones and adjust regions to the standard time", World Time Zone

"New proposal to return Russia 10 time zones and adjust regions to the standard time"

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New bill on changing time in Russia was submitted to the Russian parliament today (January 20, 2014).
New bill will be more complicated than a simple change clocks back to the winter time.

The proposals included:
- to change Moscow time zone to UTC+3 from current UTC+4.
- return Russia 10 time zones (today Russia uses nine time zones).
- adjust each region to its standard time zone.
- no seasonal time change (no DST).

If approved, the new bill will go into effect on October 26, 2014.


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