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 9 time zones.

Time Time Zone Cities in This Time Zone
Kaliningrad Time
UTC+03:00 or FET
Kaliningrad, Chernyakhovsk, Sovetsk, Baltiysk, Gusev, Svetlyy, Gvardeysk, Zelenogradsk, Neman, Pionerskiy
Moscow Time
UTC+04:00 or MSK
Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Nizhniy Novgorod, Samara, Kazan, Rostov-on-Don, Volgograd, Saratov, Voronezh, Tolyatti
Yekaterinburg Time
UTC+06:00 or YEKT
Yekaterinburg, Chelyabinsk, Ufa, Perm, Orenburg, Tyumen, Magnitogorsk, Nizhny Tagil, Kurgan, Surgut
Omsk Time
UTC+07:00 or OMST
Novosibirsk, Omsk, Barnaul, Novokuznetsk, Tomsk, Kemerovo, Prokopyevsk, Biysk, Rubtsovsk, Seversk
Krasnoyarsk Time
UTC+08:00 or KRAT
Krasnoyarsk, Abakan, Norilsk, Achinsk, Kyzyl, Kansk, Zheleznogorsk, Minusinsk, Chernogorsk, Zelenogorsk
Irkutsk Time
UTC+09:00 or IRKT
Irkutsk, Ulan-Ude, Bratsk, Angarsk, Ust-Ilimsk, Usolye-Sibirskoye, Cheremkhovo, Tulun, Ust'-Kut, Shelekhov
Yakutsk Time
UTC+10:00 or YAKT
Chita, Yakutsk, Blagoveshchensk, Belogorsk, Neryungri, Svobodnyy, Krasnokamensk, Mirnyy, Tynda, Borzya
Vladivostok Time
UTC+11:00 or VLAT
Vladivostok, Khabarovsk, Komsomolsk-on-Amur, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Ussuriysk, Nakhodka, Artëm, Birobidzhan, Arsenyev, Amursk
Magadan Time
UTC+12:00 or MAGT
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Magadan, Yelizovo, Vilyuchinsk, Poronaysk, Uglegorsk, Anadyr', Nogliki, Ust'-Nera, Susuman


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
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 Nadym
Abinsk Nakhodka
Achinsk Nalchik
Adler Naro-Fominsk
Akhtubinsk Nartkala
Aksay Nazarovo
Alapayevsk Nazran
Alatyr' Neftekamsk
Alekseyevka Nefteyugansk
Aleksin Neryungri
Alexandrov Nevinnomyssk
Almetyevsk Nizhnekamsk
Amursk Nizhneudinsk
Anapa Nizhnevartovsk
Angarsk Nizhniy Novgorod
Anzhero-Sudzhensk Nizhny Tagil
Apatity Noginsk
Apsheronsk Norilsk
Arkhangelsk Novoaltaysk
Armavir Novocheboksarsk
Arsenyev Novocherkassk
Artëm Novodvinsk
Artëmovskiy Novokubansk
Arzamas Novokuybyshevsk
Asbest Novokuznetsk
Asha Novomoskovsk
Astrakhan Novorossiysk
Azov Novoshakhtinsk
Baksan Novosibirsk
Balakhna Novotroitsk
Balakovo Novouralsk
Balashikha Novovoronezh
Balashov Novozybkov
Baltiysk Novyy Urengoy
Barnaul Noyabrsk
Bataysk Nurlat
Belaya Kalitva Nyagan'
Belebey Obninsk
Belgorod Odintsovo
Belogorsk Oktyabrsky
Belorechensk Omsk
Beloretsk Ordzhonikidzevskaya
Belovo Orekhovo-Zuyevo
Berdsk Orël
Berezniki Orenburg
Berëzovskiy Orsk
Beslan Osinniki
Birobidzhan Ostrogozhsk
Birsk Otradnyy
Biysk Ozërsk
Blagodarnyy Partizansk
Blagoveshchensk Pashkovskiy
Blagoveshchensk Pavlovo
Bogorodsk Pavlovskiy Posad
Bol'shoy Kamen' Pechora
Bor Penza
Borisoglebsk Pereslavl'-Zalesskiy
Borovichi Perm
Bratsk Pervouralsk
Bryansk Petrodvorets
Budënnovsk Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy
Bugulma Petrovsk
Buguruslan Petrozavodsk
Buynaksk Podolsk
Buzuluk Polevskoy
Chapayevsk Primorsko-Akhtarsk
Chaykovskiy Prokhladnyy
Chebarkul' Prokopyevsk
Cheboksary Protvino
Chekhov Pskov
Chelyabinsk Pushkin
Cheremkhovo Pushkino
Cherepovets Pyatigorsk
Cherkessk Pyt-Yakh
Chernogorsk Raduzhnyy
Chernushka Rasskazovo
Chernyakhovsk Reutov
Chistopol Revda
Chita Rezh
Chusovoy Roslavl'
Dal'negorsk Rossosh
Derbent Rossosh
Dimitrovgrad Rostov
Dinskaya Rostov-on-Don
Dmitrov Rtishchevo
Dobryanka Rubtsovsk
Dolgoprudnyy Ruzayevka
Domodedovo Ryazan
Donetsk Rybinsk
Dubna Rzhev
Dyat'kovo Safonovo
Dzerzhinsk Saint Petersburg
Dzerzhinskiy Salavat
Elektrostal Salekhard
Elista Salsk
Engels Samara
Ezhva Saransk
Frolovo Sarapul
Fryazino Saratov
Furmanov Sarov
Gatchina Satka
Gay Sayanogorsk
Gelendzhik Sayansk
Georgiyevsk Segezha
Glazov Serdobsk
Gorno-Altaysk Sergiyev Posad
Goryachevodskiy Serov
Grozny Serpukhov
Gryazi Sertolovo
Gubkin Sestroretsk
Gudermes Severodvinsk
Gukovo Severomorsk
Gul'kevichi Severoural'sk
Gus-Khrustalny Seversk
Irbit Shadrinsk
Irkutsk Shakhty
Ishim Sharypovo
Ishimbay Shchëkino
Iskitim Shchyolkovo
Istra Shebekino
Ivanovo Shelekhov
Ivanteyevka Shumerlya
Izberbash Shuya
Izhevsk Sibay
Kachkanar Slantsy
Kaliningrad Slavgorod
Kaluga Slavyansk-na-Kubani
Kamen'-na-Obi Smolensk
Kamensk-Shakhtinskiy Snezhinsk
Kamensk-Uralsky Sochi
Kamyshin Sokol
Kanash Solikamsk
Kandalaksha Solnechnogorsk
Kanevskaya Sosnovyy Bor
Kansk Sovetsk
Karabulak Spassk-Dal'niy
Kashira Staraya Russa
Kasimov Stary Oskol
Kaspiysk Stavropol
Kazan Sterlitamak
Kemerovo Strezhevoy
Khabarovsk Stupino
Khanty-Mansiysk Sukhoy Log
Khasavyurt Surgut
Khimki Svetlograd
Kimry Svobodnyy
Kinel' Syktyvkar
Kineshma Syzran
Kingisepp Taganrog
Kirishi Talnakh
Kirov Tambov
Kirov Tavda
Kirovo-Chepetsk Tayshet
Kiselëvsk Temryuk
Kislovodsk Teykovo
Kizilyurt Tikhoretsk
Kizlyar Tikhvin
Klimovsk Tobolsk
Klin Tolyatti
Klintsy Tomsk
Kogalim Torzhok
Kol'chugino Tosno
Kolomna Trekhgornyy
Kolpino Troitsk
Komsomolsk-on-Amur Troitsk
Konakovo Tuapse
Kondopoga Tula
Kopeysk Tulun
Korenovsk Tutayev
Korkino Tuymazy
Korolyov Tver
Korsakov Tynda
Koryazhma Tyumen
Kostroma Uchaly
Kotlas Ufa
Kotovsk Uglich
Kovrov Ukhta
Krasnodar Ulan-Ude
Krasnogorsk Ulyanovsk
Krasnokamensk Uray
Krasnokamsk Urus-Martan
Krasnoturyinsk Uryupinsk
Krasnoufimsk Usinsk
Krasnoyarsk Usolye-Sibirskoye
Krasnoznamensk Ussuriysk
Krasnyy Sulin Ust'-Dzheguta
Kronshtadt Ust'-Kut
Kropotkin Ust'-Labinsk
Krymsk Ust-Ilimsk
Kstovo Uzlovaya
Kulebaki Valuyki
Kumertau Velikiy Novgorod
Kungur Velikiye Luki
Kurchatov Verkhniy Ufaley
Kurgan Verkhnyaya Pyshma
Kurganinsk Verkhnyaya Salda
Kursk Vichuga
Kushva Vidnoye
Kuybyshev Vladikavkaz
Kuznetsk Vladimir
Kyshtym Vladivostok
Kyzyl Volgodonsk
Labinsk Volgograd
Langepas Volkhov
Leningradskaya Vologda
Leninogorsk Volsk
Leninsk-Kuznetskiy Volzhsk
Lesosibirsk Volzhskiy
Lesozavodsk Vorkuta
Lipetsk Voronezh
Liski Voskresensk
Livny Votkinsk
Lobnya Vsevolozhsk
Lomonosov Vyatskiye Polyany
Luga Vyaz'ma
Lyantor Vyazniki
Lysva Vyborg
Lytkarino Vyksa
Lyubertsy Vyshniy Volochëk
Lyudinovo Yakutsk
Magadan Yalutorovsk
Magnitogorsk Yaroslavl
Makhachkala Yartsevo
Malgobek Yefremov
Mariinsk Yegoryevsk
Marks Yekaterinburg
Maykop Yelabuga
Megion Yelets
Meleuz Yelizovo
Mezhdurechensk Yessentuki
Miass Yeysk
Michurinsk Yoshkar-Ola
Mikhaylovka Yurga
Mikhaylovsk Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
Millerovo Yuzhnoural'sk
Mineralnye Vody Zainsk
Minusinsk Zarechny
Mirnyy Zarinsk
Monchegorsk Zavolzh'ye
Morshinsk Zelenodolsk
Moscow Zelenogorsk
Mozdok Zelenograd
Mozhga Zelenokumsk
Mtsensk Zheleznodorozhnyy
Muravlenko Zheleznogorsk
Murmansk Zheleznogorsk
Murom Zhigulevsk
Myski Zhukovskiy
Mytishchi Zima
Naberezhnye Chelny Zlatoust
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