Thursday, February 2, 2023


This is coolbert:

Never thought of this one before. But Moscow did!

Time zones as an expression of sovereignty?

The Russian exercising control of conquered territory the Ukraine Conflict.

"Russia plans to impose Moscow time zone on annexed Ukrainian territories of Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia" by Brianna Morris-Grant 27 Jan 2023.

"Russia says it will impose Moscow's time zone on four occupied areas of Ukraine."

"The move will affect Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia, four territories annexed by Russia in October last year."

"If the new law is approved, residents in all four territories will have to put their clocks forward an hour, having previously observed Eastern European Standard Time, the same as Ukrainian capital Kyiv."

Passports/TV weather broadcast insets/stamps/maps/scarves/cartoons/bank notes all as an expression of  "revanchist ideals or territorial designs".

See previous blog entries as applicable:

And now time zones!


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