Ministry of Defense of Russia published additional clarifications, which indicate the categories of citizens who do not fall under partial mobilization. IT specialists, financiers and media representatives will not be called up for military service.
“In order to ensure the operation of certain high-tech industries, as well as the financial system of Russia, a decision was made not to recruit for military service as part of the partial mobilization of citizens with higher education in the relevant specialties and areas of training,” the ministry said in a statement.
According to the list, partial mobilization is not subject to:
— Employees of organizations that are involved in the development, development, implementation, maintenance and operation of solutions in the field of information technology and ensuring the functioning of information infrastructure;
— employees of Russian telecom operators and organizations involved in ensuring the stability, security and integrity of the operation of communication facilities, data processing centers, as well as public communication facilities and lines;
— employees of backbone organizations in the field of information and communications, as well as founders, editorial boards and publishers of registered media, television and radio channels;
— employees of organizations that ensure the stability of the national payment system and financial market infrastructure, bank liquidity management, cash circulation.
The basis for exemption from conscription for partial mobilization will be the lists submitted by the heads of organizations to the General Staff.
On Wednesday, September 21, Vladimir Putin, in a special televised address to the Russians, announced the start of partial mobilization in the country and the call for certain categories of citizens to participate in the military operation in Ukraine.
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