[tz] Volgograd is planning to change its time zone back to Moscow on December 20, 2020

Stepan Golosunov stepan at golosunov.pp.ru
Fri Dec 4 20:34:27 UTC 2020

On Wed, Dec 02, 2020 at 04:05:01PM -0800, Paul Eggert wrote:
> On 12/2/20 2:57 PM, wtz wrote:
> > (State Duma plan to pass the Bill in the second and third reading next
> > week  - around December 9, 2020)
> Thanks for keeping us up-to-date. After December 9, it'll still need a
> look-see by the Federation Council and a signing by the president before
> it's a done deal. Not much time before the time change on December 20. I
> suppose people will just use "Europe/Moscow" if their tzdb copies aren't
> updated in time.
> Your source says "в скандальном вопросе" ("v skandal'nom voprose"), a
> curious choice of words. The extreme lack of notice is scandalous from my
> point of view, and perhaps the source is making the same point.

Currently proposed text for the second reading (expected on
Decemeber 8) on https://sozd.duma.gov.ru/bill/1012130-7 changes the
date to December 27.

https://v1.ru/text/gorod/2020/12/04/69601031/ says that passing the
law before December 20 is "physically impossible".

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