Russian Time Change
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Mon May 9 21:19:57 UTC 2011
Wong Ren <Ren.Wong <at> comverse.com> writes:
> Reference : From: Arthur David Olson <olsona <at>
> time zone package changes--
Chile/Russia/Irkutsk/Buryatia/MoroccoNewsgroups: gmane.comp.time.tzDate: 2011-
03-30 14:02:39 GMT (5 weeks, 1 day, 2 hours and 3 minutes ago)
> First of all, I have noticed that the proposed time change for Russia has not
been applied to tzdata. Could you tell me when will this be done?
> Second, this staying DST change is a bit confusing for me. Should it be
that Russia will return to Russian Standard Time and will increase time zone
offset by one ? But from the proposed change, the offset is not
> I missing something here?.
> Lastly, I have seen the term of UTC+2 and UTC+2+1. For UTC+2+1, is it
referring to time zone offset plus 2 with DST forward by one?
> Your help is appreciated.
> Ren Wong
as of now, State Duma web site shows that current Bill 509727-5
has pass on first reading (on April 19, 2011) and amendments to the bill will
be accepted within fifteen days ...
(However there are lots of holidays in Russia between May 1 and today- May 9-
State Duma will finalize the bill after amendments for approval on second
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