[tz] Russian time zone rules change
cwrigg at gmail.com
Wed Nov 5 22:42:29 UTC 2014
My apologies if this is not the correct way to notify this change
me know what I should have done].
In 2010 President Medvedev passed an act to introduce permanent Summer Time
in Russia, effective March 2011 [according to the normal DST switching
In 2014 this act was repealed, so that the normal DST switch back to
occurred on the last Sunday in October 2014. The new act eliminates
future DST switching.
The new act applies to all Russian time zones. This means that Moscow
now fixed at 3 hours ahead of UTC.
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.
More information about the tz