The deferment will be granted to scientific, scientific-pedagogical and pedagogical workers without a scientific degree, who work in scientific or educational institutions at their main place of work for at least 0.75 of the rate. Also, those who lost their spouse, child, parent, brother, sister, grandfather or grandmother in the war, and those whose relatives are missing, will also be released from the draft.
General mobilization in Ukraine was announced on February 24, the first day of the war. On May 22, it was extended for three months, until August 23. Men aged 18–60 are subject to conscription; they can leave Ukraine only in exceptional cases.