Russia goes to winter time

After living for three years in “eternal” DST, on October 26, 2014, Russia will turn the clock 1 hour back to the standard, or winter, time.

Operating systems installed the corresponding updates. The time zone changed to UTC+3, and its title has RTZ 2 specification in parenthesis.

Windows 7 notifies: Daylight Saving Time ends on October 26, 2014 at 2:00. The clock is set to go back 1 hour at that time.

Windows 7: Daylight Saving Time ends on October 26, 2014 at 2:00. The clock is set to go back 1 hour at that time.

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Clock went forward one hour, or did not

This night most of Europe has adjusted clock one hour forward, and has entered Daylight Saving Time.

But Russia has not done it this time. As of last autumn, Russia does not observe DST any more. Moscow stays at UTC+4.

So check your clocks show the correct time.

No more DST in Russia

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On the next Sunday, October 30, at 3 o’clock Russia would have adjusted clocks one hour backward and returned to winter time from summer time or Daylight Saving Time. But it will do it no more. According to the Law of Time Calculus, Moscow time zone is always UTC+4 instead of the usual UTC+3, with an added hour for summer time.

The corresponding updates have already been applied to Windows 7 and Windows Vista:
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