PTR - July 02, 2014

Microsoft, IBM and CISCO are out. Russian officials demand state companies purchase software from Russian producers instead of foreign ones in a bid to reign in corruption; Leading Russian search engine Yandex won't have have to register as a media outlet after it's cleared of selecting the news stories on its front page in a politically biased way; One Tomsk resident is taking his renovation woes to a whole new level. After buying a century-old water tower, he's seeking donations via crowd-funding to turn the building into a home.