[tz] Sakha Republic bugs - eight months passed - still not fixed

Andrew Paprocki andrew at ishiboo.com
Sun May 6 01:17:12 UTC 2012

On Sat, May 5, 2012 at 8:10 PM, Andrew Paprocki <andrew at ishiboo.com> wrote:
> On Sat, May 5, 2012 at 4:06 PM, Arthur David Olson
> <arthurdavidolson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Is September 13 the right date? What's the right time of day?
>> Do any Russian newspapers front pages provide clues? Thanks for any light
>> folks can shed.
> Published on the BBC Ex-USSR newswire on September 11, 2011 was:
> "Programme summary of Khabarovsk's Guberniya TV weekly news 0800 GMT"
> "8. 1120 Soon Maritime Territory will become one hour closer to the
> Moscow time zone than Khabarovsk, presenter says. Correspondent
> details the changes in the time zones distribution in Russia over a
> map. Deputies of the regional legislative assembly lobbied for a
> six-hour difference with Moscow too, but fortunately, the region has
> preserved its status quo. Correspondent talks about other regions
> where a time shift has taken place. Video shows a deputy advocating a
> time shift for the territory and people protesting against the idea."
> Given that it says "Soon ... will become" on September 11th, that
> rules out September 6th. Although it does not explicitly say September
> 13th, that interpretation makes sense.
> -Andrew

Also found this, indicating September 12th is the official date:


"Yesterday came into force was published in the "Russian newspaper"
September 6 government decree , under which the territory of Russia is
set nine time zones, and transition to "winter" time is canceled."


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