An official reference for Ukraine

Garrett Wollman wollman at
Mon Jan 27 15:11:20 UTC 2003

Igor Karpov, who works for the Ukranian Ministry of Justice, found the
legal reference for standard time in Ukraine.


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From: Igor Karpov <jc at>
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Subject: Re: conf/47468: Sysinstall offers different timezones for
Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2003 15:41:01 +0200


BTW, I've found the official document on this matter. It's goverment
regulations number 509, May 13, 1996. In my poor translation it says:
"Time in Ukraine is set to second timezone (Kiev time). Each last Sunday
of March at 3am the time is changing to 4am and each last Sunday of
October the time at 4am is changing to 3am"

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Igor A. Karpov    phone: +380(44)238-0624
Unix System Administrator                   

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