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MSK – Moscow Standard Time (Standard Time)

Time Zone names, codes and abbreviations for Standard Time and Daylight Saving Time (DST) around the world.

Also known as: MCK – Moscow Time

Time zone map of MSK
Currently observing MSK.
Areas with same time currently (UTC +3).
Currently observing MSK – Moscow Standard Time.
Currently has same time zone offset as MSK (UTC +3) but different time zone name.

Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is 3 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is in use during standard time in: Europe, Asia.

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Where and When is MSK Observed?

Europe

Areas and locations in Russia using MSK all year:

  • Adygea (includes Maykop)
  • Arkhangelsk Oblast
  • Astrakhan Oblast
  • Belgorod Oblast
  • Bryansk Oblast
  • Chechnya (includes Grozny)
  • Chuvashia (includes Cheboksary)
  • Dagestan (includes Makhachkala)
  • Ingushetia (includes Magas)
  • Ivanovo Oblast
  • Kabardino-Balkaria (includes Nalchik)
  • Kalmykia (includes Elista)
  • Kaluga Oblast
  • Karachay-Cherkessia (includes Cherkessk)
  • Karelia (includes Petrozavodsk)
  • Kirov Oblast
  • Komi Republic (includes Syktyvkar)
  • Kostroma Oblast
  • Krasnodar Krai
  • Kursk Oblast
  • Leningrad Oblast (includes Saint Petersburg)
  • Lipetsk Oblast
  • Mari El (includes Yoshkar-Ola)
  • Mordovia (includes Saransk)
  • Moscow Oblast (includes Moscow)
  • Murmansk Oblast
  • Nenets Auton. Okrug (includes Naryan-Mar)
  • Nizhny Novgorod Oblast
  • North Ossetia–Alania (includes Vladikavkaz)
  • Novgorod Oblast (includes Veliky Novgorod)
  • Oryol Oblast
  • Penza Oblast
  • Pskov Oblast
  • Rostov Oblast (includes Rostov-on-Don)
  • Ryazan Oblast
  • Saratov Oblast
  • Smolensk Oblast
  • Stavropol Krai
  • Tambov Oblast
  • Tatarstan (includes Kazan)
  • Tula Oblast
  • Tver Oblast
  • Ulyanovsk Oblast
  • Vladimir Oblast
  • Volgograd Oblast
  • Vologda Oblast
  • Voronezh Oblast
  • Yaroslavl Oblast

Areas of Ukraine using MSK all year:

  • Crimea
  • Donetsk
  • Luhansk

Areas of Georgia using MSK all year:

  • Abkhazia
  • South Ossetia

European countries using MSK all year:

  • Belarus

Other Time Zones in UTC +3

Some time zones exist that have the same offset as MSK, but can be found under a different name: