Most Russian regions to set clocks one hour back in early hours of Oct 26

Seventy-eight regions of Russia will set clocks back by one hour on October 26, 2014, the Federal Agency on Technical Regulation and Metrology (Rosstandart) press service said.

Seventy-eight regions of Russia will set clocks back by one hour on October 26, 2014, the Federal Agency on Technical Regulation and Metrology (Rosstandart) press service said.

"Clocks will be set one hour back throughout Russian territory at 2 a.m. (local time) on October 26, 2014," says a report seen by Interfax on Wednesday.

The report said several regions have made exceptions.

There will be no time shift in the Republic of Udmurtia, the Kamchatka territory, the Chukchi autonomous region and the Samara and Kemerovo regions.

The Trans-Baikal territory and the Magadan region will set clocks two hours back.

The new time calculation procedure will take effect in line with the Federal law dated July 21, 2014, "On the Adjustment of the Federal Law "On the Calculation of Time".

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