The head of the Central Bank, Elvira Nabiullina, said that employees of the Central Bank, financial infrastructure organizations and banks employed in critical areas will continue to work after the announcement of partial mobilization so that Russians can receive salaries and benefits on time, as well as take loans. Her statement was published in the Telegram channel of the Central Bank. On the same day, the Ministry of Defense approved a decision not to recruit specialists from a number of organizations in the financial sector for military service.
“Those employees who are employed in critical areas will remain at their jobs so that the financial system continues to work smoothly, people receive salaries, pensions, social benefits on time, payment cards and transfers work, and new loans are issued. In general, so that the Russian economy and people receive the necessary replenishment with financial resources, ”Nabiullina said.
Such employees include specialists responsible for critical infrastructure, payments and settlements, collection, operation and protection of information systems, as well as shift workers and specialists working with the population and enterprises, the Central Bank explained.
As reported in the press service of the government of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Defense has already approved a decision not to recruit for military service as part of the partial mobilization of specialists from “organizations that ensure the stability of the national payment system and financial market infrastructure, bank liquidity management, and cash circulation.”