Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Russian Supreme Court Supports Summer Time Law
27.03.2013 21:20
Russian Supreme Court Supports Summer Time Law
http://golos-ru.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/

On Tuesday, Russian Constitutional Court rejected an appeal to cancel the year-round summer time pattern established by the government in 2011.

      The complaint had been filed by the League for Defense of Patients, which claimed the government's decision does not comply with Russian and international laws and negatively affects citizens' lives, health and recreation habits.

      After the Supreme Court' decision, Alexander Saversky, head of the League for Defense of Patients, said, the organization will appeal it. "We just try to defend the right of citizens for normal sleep", he said.

      The Federal Law on the Computation of Time, which cancels the daylight savings time, was introduced by the then Russian president, Dmitry Medvedev, and came into force in Russia on June 9, 2011. The law also reduced the number of time zones in Russia from 11 to 9.

      The decision to switch to "permanent summer time" was made after studies showed that daylight saving puts unnecessary strain on public health, the government claimed at the time. However, the law was widely critisized both by specialists and common people, and it is still considered as one of the lamest laws in the Russian modern legislation.




Author: Julia Alieva

Tags: Russian law Russian legislation Russian society Russian politics  

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

The Volume of Consumer Loans Issued has Reached its Historic Peak in Russia
12.11.2018
Purple Looks by Bella Potemkina
30.06.2018
Russian Brands in Paris: Mirstores
07.06.2018
What Worries Russians in 2018
19.11.2018
Russian Designers in Paris: Resort 2019 by GRIGORY KOROBEYNIKOV aka NAKED
13.06.2018







Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
TAGS:
Svyaznoy  Rock Operas  sanctions  Moscow  Russia-Sweden  Lithuania  Anna Bunina  Russian business  Spacecrafts  Omsk  Barnaul  Russian Literature  Golden Mask  Satellites  Russian theatre  Mikhail Bulgakov  Yul Brynner  tokamak  Exhibitions in Moscow  Ulyanovsk Oblast  May 1  Napoleon  Artistic Gymnastics World Cup 2015  Russian Cinema  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Street Art  Alexander Nevsky  insurance  Rostov Region  Tundra   Russian law  the Urals region  Syria  St. Petersburg  Russian politics  Video  Pskov  Rostrud  Exhibitions in St. Petersburg  Festivals in Moscow  G20 Summit  Tula Region  Opposition  Russian FMCG market  Russian tourism  Russian history  VIM-Avia  Moscow Kremlin   CNN  economic crisis 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites