[tz] Volgograd is planning to change its time zone back to Moscow on December 20, 2020

wtz wtz at worldtimezone.com
Wed Dec 2 22:57:43 UTC 2020

According to the news :https://v1.ru/text/politics/2020/12/02/69593431/The State Duma plan to adopt Federal Law N 1012130-7 "On amendments to article 5 of the Federal law" "On the calculation of time" for Volgograd region by mid-December.(State Duma plan to pass the Bill in the second and third reading next week  - around December 9, 2020)Regards,Alexander Krivenyshev,WorldTimeZone.comSent from my T-Mobile 4G LTE Device
Thanks.  I've also installed the attached further patch to the development repository to adjust the comments in {zone,zone1970}.tab, since Volgograd will be considered MSK+0 once again.--Tim ParentiOn Sat, 28 Nov 2020 at 10:08, <wtz at worldtimezone.com> wrote:On 2020-11-27 20:01, Paul Eggert wrote:
> On 11/27/20 1:23 PM, wtz at worldtimezone.com wrote:
>> The State Duma approved (Nov 24, 2020) the transition of the Volgograd 
>> region to the Moscow time zone.
> Thanks for the heads-up. My reading of the tea leaves (admittedly from
> a good distance away) is that it's significantly more likely for this
> change to be approved than disapproved, so a proposed patch is
> attached and I installed this into the development version on GitHub.
> Do you happen to know approximately when the change might be approved?
> We could do a tzdb release soon after official approval.

According official State Duma web site,
Nov 30, 2020 is the deadline for submitting amendments within 7 days 
from the date of adoption of the resolution
(Nov 24, 2020 - Bill was approved by the State Duma in the first 
I will continue to monitor the progress of the Bill and will let you 
My guess that it will happen quickly as implementation date is Dec 20, 

Alexander Krivenyshev

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