[tz] Republic of Belarus is NOT considering time zone change due to Russia's change
abokovoy at redhat.com
Thu Oct 9 05:22:38 UTC 2014
On Tue, 23 Sep 2014, Alexander Bokovoy wrote:
>a local news site got a comment from PR service of Belarussian National Standardization
>Committee that government is currently deciding on the time zone change
>to follow Russia. The decision is not yet made and I was unable to find
>any other source or reference at any governmental site, which is,
>http://news.tut.by/society/416667.html (in Russian)
Finally, Belarussian government decided against changing to winter time.
It looks like a transport lobby was effective this time and convinced
government that changing time zone is not going to be cost-effective.
Sources (in Russian) all cite PR service of Council of Ministers:
/ Alexander Bokovoy
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