[tz] Russian time zone rules change

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Thu Nov 6 08:16:36 UTC 2014

Carl Rigg wrote:
> I looked on iana.org and the last released version of tzdata is tzdata2014i
> but it still contains the Medvedev act rules and not the state of affairs since
> Oct 26, 2014.

The tz database needs the Medvedev act rules, because it keeps track of all time 
stamps back to at least 1970.

The database was updated in August to handle the recent Russian changes.  Please 
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