[tz] Proposed Volgograd time zone change

Stepan Golosunov stepan at golosunov.pp.ru
Sun Aug 5 12:25:32 UTC 2018

There is currently a bill to change time in Volgograd oblast from
Moscow time to Moscow+1.  The bill is the result of a local
referendum, so it will likely be passed into law.  That would require
changing Europe/Volgograd from UTC+3 to UTC+4.  Proposed change date
(2018-10-28) though looks too optimistic (publication of the law
before that date while still possible is unlikely) and will likely be

Other news:

The bill to reintroduce Julian calendar awaits its rejection for some
time already:

The bill to move clocks 1 hour forward ("permanent summer time")
throughout Russia was recently recommended to be rejected:

Russian Railways announced that they are changing time displayed on
station clocks, timetables and tickets from Moscow time to local time:

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