updated Russian Time Zones - need to correct some districts for Sakha - Yakutia and Sakhalin

Tobias Conradi tobias.conradi at gmail.com
Tue Sep 20 14:28:21 UTC 2011

Eric wrote:
> Incidentally, the French page
> (http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subdivisions_de_Sakha) clearly states that the
> New Siberian islands are a natural preserve, under direct authority of the
> Sakha republic, and are not part of any district.
This made me ask a person whom I trust a lot with subdivisions of
Russia, he could not yet give a law. He says the ru WP page is mixing
administrative and municipal divisions and that the map
is wrong.

According to him the New Siberian Islands are not part of any
administrative nor municipal divisions. They are also regarded as

One sees a border change in Wikipedia at:
So, the claim that the New Siberian Islands are part of
Bulunsky is maybe only a Wikipedia fairy tale.

I change my proposal from
NEW Asia/Khandyga containing Bulunsky (only New Siberian Islands),
Tomponsky, Ust-Maysky


NEW Asia/Khandyga Tomponsky, Ust-Maysky

Still I miss any laws supporting the old zone set up. Only sources I
found where claims by one tz contributor and by the CIA factbook, but
maybe the former based his claim on the latter.

Tobias Conradi
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