Moscow Time

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Moscow Time

 

standard time of the second time zone, in which Moscow is located. According to the June 16, 1930, decree of the Council of People’s Commissars of the USSR, the clock was set ahead one hour; Moscow time—that is, standard time in Moscow—became three hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time. Throughout the USSR train, steamer, and airplane timetables are based on Moscow time, the time on telegrams is Moscow time, and so on.

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