Timely move for Lithuania

  • 1999-10-07
  • By Rokas M. Tracevskis
VILNIUS - Tired of watching the sun set by three in the afternoon, Lithuania switched the country back to the second European time zone after a one-and-a-half-year-long experiment in Central European time.The move puts Lithuania back in the same time zone with Latvia and Estonia (GMT + 2 hours), an hour ahead of Paris, Berlin, Stockholm and Madrid. When summer time ends Oct. 31 this year, Lithuania will not shift back one hour but will stay where they are, thereby falling in line with winter time for the other Baltics. This winter, Vilnius clocks will be one hour ahead of Warsaw and one hou...
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