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  • Blog Post: It's Time To Fall Back An Hour in the US and Canada: Daylight Saving Time Ends This Sunday

    How quickly time flies, seems like just yesterday we were Springing Forward (way back on Sunday, March 11). Yes, it's that time again if you'll pardon the pun, to fall back in much of the Northern Hemisphere. Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 2:00AM local time in much of the U...
  • Blog Post: Advisory: October 2012 DST Cumulative Update for Windows operating systems

    As just announced, the October 2012 DST Cumulative update for Windows operating systems has been published on the Microsoft Download Center. This year’s October Update replaces the normal August Cumulative Update. More info is available here on the official DST blog , and you can get the update...
  • Blog Post: Update: No immediate plans in Russia to return to Winter Time in 2012

    A few days ago I mentioned the discussion that Russia may return to Winter Time in 2012 . I now have news that legislative initiative of the State Duma Health Committee to switch Russia back to the “winter time” has been withdrawn. As such, we don't believe there will be any near-term change to Russia...
  • Blog Post: Advisory: Russia’s possible return to Winter Time in 2012

    Earlier this summer we received news reports that the Russian government was considering a move to Winter Time, changing their prior decree in 2011 to abolish Daylight Saving Time in the federation . At that time, we weren’t certain the government would make this change. Recent news confirms...
  • Blog Post: Advisory: Armenia will not observe daylight saving time in 2012

      If you read this blog regularly, you'll recall that Armenia proposed changes to their stand on daylight saving time… We now have confirmed reports that similar to the move in Russia, that Armenia, Belarus and Ukraine won't fall back but also stay permanently on summer time on October 30. (There...
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