[tz] Astrakhan region got approval to change its time zone

Alexander Krivenyshev wtz at worldtimezone.com
Mon Feb 15 13:39:23 UTC 2016

Paul Eggert <eggert <at> cs.ucla.edu> writes:


> Alain Mouette wrote:

> > May a suggest that you publish somewhere in the Docs the RegEx to 
correctly test

> > the Region String?


> Thanks, good suggestion. Proposed patch attached.


> Attachment (0001-NEWS-Theory-Clear-up-descriptions-of-tzdata-
abbrevia.patch): text/x-diff, 2872 bytes

Just to reconfirm, today Feb 15, 2016, Russian President Vladimir Putin 
signed the Federal Law of 15.02.2016 number 27-FZ(27-ФЗ) On Amendments to 
Article 5 of the Federal Law

"On the Calculation of Time" for the Astrakhan Oblast.

(On February 10, 2016 Astrakhan Oblast got approval by the Federation 


Official document of the Federal Law 27-ФЗ can be found at:

(in Russian)


or on worldtimezone site:


Alexander Krivenyshev


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