What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is.
If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not know.
Saint Augustine  

Time in Russia

Russia is divided into 11 time zones.

Time Time Zone Cities in This Time Zone
Kaliningrad Time
UTC+02:00 or EET
Kaliningrad, Chernyakhovsk, Sovetsk, Baltiysk, Gusev, Tsimmerbude, Gvardeysk, Zelenogradsk, Neman, Pionerskiy
Moscow Time
UTC+03:00 or MSK
Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Kazan’, Rostov-on-Don, Volgograd, Saratov, Voronezh, Krasnodar, Ulyanovsk
Samara Time
UTC+04:00 or SAMT
Samara, Tolyatti, Izhevsk, Syzran', Novokuybyshevsk, Glazov, Sarapul, Votkinsk, Chapayevsk, Zhigulevsk
Yekaterinburg Time
UTC+05:00 or YEKT
Yekaterinburg, Chelyabinsk, Ufa, Perm, Orenburg, Tyumen, Magnitogorsk, Nizhniy Tagil, Kurgan, Surgut
Omsk Time
UTC+06:00 or OMST
Novosibirsk, Omsk, Barnaul, Tomsk, Biysk, Rubtsovsk, Seversk, Berdsk, Iskitim, Novoaltaysk
Krasnoyarsk Time
UTC+07:00 or KRAT
Krasnoyarsk, Novokuznetsk, Kemerovo, Prokop'yevsk, Abakan, Noril'sk, Achinsk, Leninsk-Kuznetsky, Kyzyl, Kiselëvsk
Irkutsk Time
UTC+08:00 or IRKT
Irkutsk, Ulan-Ude, Chita, Bratsk, Angarsk, Ust'-Ilimsk, Usol'ye-Sibirskoye, Cheremkhovo, Krasnokamensk, Tulun
Yakutsk Time
UTC+09:00 or YAKT
Yakutsk, Blagoveshchensk, Belogorsk, Neryungri, Svobodnyy, Mirny, Tynda, Zeya, Aldan, Raychikhinsk
Vladivostok Time
UTC+10:00 or VLAT
Vladivostok, Khabarovsk, Komsomolsk-on-Amur, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Ussuriysk, Nakhodka, Artëm, Magadan, Birobidzhan, Arsen'yev
Srednekolymsk Time
UTC+11:00 or SRET
Cherskiy, Zyryanka, Srednekolymsk, Chokurdakh, Severo-Kuril'sk, Belaya Gora
Kamchatka Time
UTC+12:00 or PETT
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Yelizovo, Vilyuchinsk, Anadyr, Klyuchi, Bilibino, Atlasovo, Ust-Kamchatsk, Pevek, Palana


Find out the current time in all Russia's cities

Daylight saving time (DST) in Russia

There is no daylight saving time in Russia.

On October 26, 2014 at 2 a.m. changes in the Russian Federal Law "On the Calculation of Time" come into force. The number of time zones in Russia will be increased from 9 to 11. In most regions the clocks will be put back an hour.

There will be no time change in Udmurtia, Samara Oblast, Kemerovo Oblast, Kamchatka Krai, and Chukotka Autonomous Okrug.

In Zabaykalsky Krai and Magadan Oblast the clocks will be put two hours back.

To determine October 26, 2014 time change rules for a particular Russian city click on the city name below or enter it in the search form on the right.

Current time in Russia's neighbouring countries

Russia: basic facts and figures

Full name: Russian Federation
Continent: Europe
Region: Eastern Europe
Population: 140,702,000.
Area: 17,100,000 km²
Capital: Moscow
Currency: Russian ruble (RUB)
Phone code: 7
Domain: .ru
See the map of Russia
Wikipedia article: Russia

Current local time in Russia's cities

City Time City Time
Abakan Mirnyy
Abinsk Morozovsk
Achinsk Morshansk
Adler Moscow
Akademgorodok Mozdok
Akhtubinsk Mozhaysk
Aksay Mozhga
Alapayevsk Mtsensk
Aleksandrovskoye Murmansk
Alekseyevka Murom
Aleksin Myski
Alexandrov Mytishchi
Aleysk Naberezhnye Chelny
Amursk Nadym
Anapa Nakhabino
Angarsk Nakhodka
Anzhero-Sudzhensk Naro-Fominsk
Apatity Nartkala
Apsheronsk Nazarovo
Argun Nazran
Arkhangelsk Neftekamsk
Armavir Nefteyugansk
Artëm Neryungri
Artëmovskiy Nevinnomyssk
Arzamas Nizhnekamsk
Asbest Nizhneudinsk
Asha Nizhnevartovsk
Astrakhan Nizhny Novgorod
Azov Noginsk
Baksan Novoaltaysk
Balakhna Novocheboksarsk
Balakovo Novocherkassk
Balashikha Novodvinsk
Balashov Novokubansk
Baltiysk Novokuybyshevsk
Barabinsk Novokuznetsk
Barnaul Novomoskovsk
Belaya Kalitva Novorossiysk
Belebey Novoshakhtinsk
Belgorod Novosibirsk
Belogorsk Novotroitsk
Belorechensk Novovoronezh
Beloretsk Novozybkov
Belovo Novy Urengoy
Berdsk Noyabrsk
Berezniki Nurlat
Berëzovskiy Nyagan
Beryozovsky Obninsk
Beslan Odintsovo
Bezhetsk Omsk
Birobidzhan Ordzhonikidzevskaya
Birsk Orekhovo-Zuyevo
Biysk Orenburg
Blagodarnyy Orsk
Blagoveshchensk Oryol
Blagoveshchensk Osinniki
Bogdanovich Ostrogozhsk
Bogoroditsk Otradnyy
Bogorodsk Ozersk
Bor Partizansk
Borisoglebsk Pavlovo
Borzya Pavlovskaya
Bratsk Pavlovskiy Posad
Bryansk Pechora
Budënnovsk Penza
Buguruslan Perm
Buturlinovka Pervouralsk
Buynaksk Petergof
Buzuluk Petrodvorets
Chapayevsk Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy
Chaykovskiy Petrovsk
Cheboksary Petrozavodsk
Chekhov Podolsk
Chelyabinsk Pokhvistnevo
Cheremkhovo Polevskoy
Cherkessk Polysayevo
Chernogorsk Primorsko-Akhtarsk
Chernushka Privolzhskiy
Chernyakhovsk Prokhladnyy
Chita Protvino
Chusovoy Pskov
Dagestanskiye Ogni Pushkino
Derbent Pyatigorsk
Desnogorsk Pyt-Yakh
Dimitrovgrad Raduzhny
Dinskaya Rasskazovo
Divnogorsk Reutov
Dmitrov Revda
Dobryanka Rezh
Dolgoprudnyy Rostov
Domodedovo Rostov-on-Don
Donetsk Rtishchevo
Donskoy Rubtsovsk
Dubna Ruzayevka
Dyurtyuli Ryazan
Dzerzhinsk Rybinsk
Elektrostal Rzhev
Elista Saint-Petersburg
Ezhva Salavat
Frolovo Salekhard
Fryazevo Samara
Fryazino Saransk
Furmanov Sarapul
Gagarin Saratov
Gatchina Sarov
Gay Satka
Gelendzhik Sayanogorsk
Georgiyevsk Sayansk
Glazov Segezha
Gorno-Altaysk Serdobsk
Goryachevodskiy Sergiyev Posad
Goryachiy Klyuch Serov
Grozny Serpukhov
Gryazi Sertolovo
Gubkin Sestroretsk
Gudermes Severodvinsk
Gukovo Severomorsk
Gusev Seversk
Inozemtsevo Shakhty
Ipatovo Sharypovo
Irbit Shatura
Irkutsk Shchëkino
Ishim Shcherbinka
Ishimbay Shebekino
Iskitim Shelekhov
Istra Shumerlya
Ivanovo Shuya
Izberbash Sibay
Izhevsk Slantsy
Kachkanar Slavgorod
Kaliningrad Slavyansk-na-Kubani
Kaluga Slobodskoy
Kamensk-Shakhtinskiy Smolensk
Kamyshin Sochi
Kamyshlov Sokol
Kanash Solikamsk
Kandalaksha Solnechnogorsk
Kanevskaya Sorochinsk
Kansk Sosnogorsk
Karabulak Sosnovoborsk
Karasuk Sosnovyy Bor
Karpinsk Sovetsk
Kartaly Staraya Russa
Kashira Starominskaya
Kasimov Stary Oskol
Kaspiysk Stavropol
Kazan’ Sterlitamak
Kemerovo Strezhevoy
Khabarovsk Stupino
Khanty-Mansiysk Sukhoy Log
Khasavyurt Surgut
Khimki Svetlograd
Kholmsk Svobodnyy
Kimry Syktyvkar
Kineshma Taganrog
Kingisepp Talnakh
Kirishi Tambov
Kirov Tavda
Kirov Tayshet
Kirovo-Chepetsk Temryuk
Kirovsk Teykovo
Kirzhach Tikhoretsk
Kiselëvsk Tikhvin
Kislovodsk Timashëvsk
Kizilyurt Tolyatti
Kizlyar Tomsk
Klin Topki
Klintsy Torzhok
Kogalym Tosno
Kokhma Troitsk
Kolomna Troitsk
Kolpashevo Tuapse
Komsomolsk-on-Amur Tula
Konakovo Tutayev
Kondopoga Tuymazy
Kopeysk Tynda
Korenovsk Tyumen
Korkino Uchaly
Korolev Uchaly
Korsakov Udomlya
Koryazhma Ufa
Kostomuksha Uglich
Kostroma Ukhta
Kotlas Ulan-Ude
Kotovsk Ulyanovsk
Kovrov Unecha
Krasnoarmeyskaya Uray
Krasnodar Urus-Martan
Krasnogorsk Uryupinsk
Krasnokamensk Usinsk
Krasnokamsk Ussuriysk
Krasnoufimsk Uvarovo
Krasnoyarsk Uzlovaya
Krasnyy Sulin Valuyki
Kronshtadt Velikiye Luki
Kropotkin Veliky Novgorod
Kstovo Verkhnyaya Pyshma
Kudymkar Vichuga
Kulebaki Vidnoye
Kumertau Vladikavkaz
Kungur Vladimir
Kurchatov Vladivostok
Kurgan Volgodonsk
Kurganinsk Volgograd
Kursk Volkhov
Kushchëvskaya Vologda
Kushva Volzhsk
Kuvandyk Volzhskiy
Kuybyshev Vorkuta
Kuznetsk Voronezh
Kyshtym Voskresensk
Kyzyl Votkinsk
Labinsk Vsevolozhsk
Lazarevskoye Vyatskiye Polyany
Leningradskaya Vyazniki
Leninogorsk Vyborg
Leninsk-Kuznetsky Vyksa
Lesosibirsk Vyshniy Volochëk
Lesozavodsk Yakutsk
Likino-Dulevo Yalutorovsk
Lipetsk Yanaul
Liski Yaroslavl
Livny Yartsevo
Lobnya Yefremov
Lomonosov Yekaterinburg
Luga Yelabuga
Lytkarino Yelets
Lyubertsy Yelizovo
Lyudinovo Yemanzhelinsk
Magadan Yessentuki
Magnitogorsk Yeysk
Makhachkala Yoshkar-Ola
Malgobek Yugorsk
Maloyaroslavets Yurga
Mariinsk Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
Marks Zainsk
Maykop Zarechnyy
Mednogorsk Zarinsk
Megion Zelenodolsk
Meleuz Zelenograd
Mezhdurechensk Zelenokumsk
Miass Zernograd
Michurinsk Zheleznodorozhnyy
Mikhaylovka Zheleznogorsk
Mikhaylovsk Zheleznogorsk-Ilimskiy
Millerovo Zhigulevsk
Mineralnye Vody Zhukovskiy
Minusinsk Zima
Mirny Zlatoust
Mirnyy Znamensk
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