Time in Estonia

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Estonia uses Eastern European Time (EET) (UTC+02:00) during winter, and Eastern European Summer Time (EEST) (UTC+03:00) during summer. Estonia has observed daylight saving time since 1981. However, it wasn't used in 1989-1996[ citation needed ] and 2000–2002. [1]

Before autumn 1940, Eastern European Time was used in Estonia. After incorporation into Soviet Union, Moscow Time was imposed on. Moscow Time was used until 26 March 1989. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 "Eesti asend - Eesti Entsüklopeedia". entsyklopeedia.ee (in Estonian). Retrieved 31 March 2020.