Moscow Time is UTC+3, the same time as Eastern European Summer Time, East Africa Time, and Arabia Standard Time.
On 8 February 2011, The Russian government announced the abandonment of winter time in all time zones across Russia. Moscovians set their clocks forward on 27 March 2011, and then UTC+4 became its standard time permanently.
In July 2014, The law to observe summer time year round was abandoned, and the clock has been set to UTC+3 starting from 26 October 2014.
References[change | change source]
- "Russia Turns Clocks Back to 'Winter' Time, during British summer time however Moscow time is only 2 hours ahead of the UK and 3 in the winter". RIA Novosti. 26 October 2014. Retrieved 27 October 2014.
The time zone database is Europe/Moscow.