In 1993, Russian Post became a part of the Ministry of Communications. In 1995, the office was reorganized into the Federal Service of the Russian Federation of Postal Services and in 1996, it was again reorganized into the Department of Post in the Ministry of Communication of the Russian Federation. Given the role of the Russian Post in the historical development of the state, in 1994, President Boris Yaltsin established the professional holiday of postal workers which is celebrated annually on the 2nd. of July every year. In 1997, under Presidential Decree restoration was made on the heraldic traditions of the Russian Post with the adding of the emblem and flag.