Some employees at Russia’s Central Bank will be exempt from the draft to join the war in Ukraine. Photo: Reuters
Some employees at Russia’s Central Bank will be exempt from the draft to join the war in Ukraine. Photo: Reuters
Ukraine war

Ukraine: Russia excludes some IT professionals, bankers and journalists from mobilisation

  • Moscow said some employees would be except from the draft to ‘ensure the work of specific hi-tech industries, as well as Russia’s financial system’
  • Companies have been caught off guard by Putin’s mobilisation order, after weeks of speculation about how he would respond as conflict enters seventh month

Some employees at Russia’s Central Bank will be exempt from the draft to join the war in Ukraine. Photo: Reuters
Some employees at Russia’s Central Bank will be exempt from the draft to join the war in Ukraine. Photo: Reuters
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