Russia Changes Several Time Zones
Russia is changing the time in several locations on March 27, 2016.
Clocks in several Russian areas will be turned forward 1 hour from 02:00 (2 am) to 03:00 (3 am) local time on March 27, 2016.
The time zone changes are permanent, and not Daylight Saving Time (DST) starting.
6 time zone changes on March 27, 2016, are now confirmed in Russia:
- Sakhalin Oblast, e.g. Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, UTC +10 to UTC +11
- Ulyanovsk Oblast, e.g. Ulyanovsk, UTC +3 to UTC +4
- Altai Republic, e.g. Gorno-Altaysk, UTC +6 to UTC +7
- Altai Krai, e.g. Barnaul, UTC +6 to UTC +7
- Zabaykalsky Krai, e.g. Chita, UTC +8 to UTC +9
- Astrakhan Oblast, e.g. Astrakhan, UTC +3 to UTC +4
Another area, Magadan Oblast (UTC +10 to UTC +11), is not confirmed yet.