South Korea parliament votes for impeachment of President ParkWorld December 09, 10:18
Lavrov says Moscow is uncertain whether Iraqi Al-Qaim was bombed on purposeRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 09, 9:05
US Congress votes to make Magnitsky Act applicable to other statesWorld December 09, 8:18
Analysts assume Trump poised to improve ties with RussiaWorld December 09, 8:12
UN envoy on Syria suggests resumption of intra-Syrian talksWorld December 09, 6:42
US Senate prohibits defense cooperation with RussiaMilitary & Defense December 09, 4:55
Russia and Cuba sign defense cooperation program until 2020Military & Defense December 09, 3:26
Putin jokingly suggests Russia should develop teleportationScience & Space December 09, 2:07
Russian investigators conduct searches across Russia over doping casesSport December 09, 1:52
Clocks will go back one hour across the vast land from 2 a.m. on October 26, consigning to history the hands of time in a system currently set as summer 12 months long.
Upper house parliamentary lawmakers voted near-unanimous for colleague Anton Belyakov's initiative on Wednesday.Moscow Standard Time will be used as a benchmark to compute zone times, adding three hours to UTC, initials of the 24-hour Coordinated Universal Time system used to fix civil time in many places around the world, according to Belyakov's bill.
Russian territory will have 11 time zones, each drawn to represent the boundaries of the federation's constituent regions. They will be named and indexed consistent with UTC and its aligned GMT.