The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation decided not to recruit for military service as part of partial mobilization Russians with certain specialties to ensure the operation of high-tech industries and the Russian financial system.
Thus, citizens working in IT companies and engaged in the development, development and implementation of information technologies will not be drafted into the army. This category also includes IT specialists who ensure the operation of the information infrastructure.
Military service will not affect the employees of Russian telecom operators who provide the operation of communication facilities and data processing centers.
Russians who work in the media and organizations that ensure “the stability of the national payment system and financial market infrastructure, bank liquidity management, and cash circulation” are exempted from conscription.