The tanker, which is named after Russian geologist and explorer Baron Eduard Toll, is designed to break through ice up to 1.8m thick, and is said to be the first ever ship to tackle the Northern Sea Route during winter unassisted.
Death toll is over 30 across the country, according to officials and local media outlets
The winter storm brought the first snowfall of the year to the British capital, prompting the usual mix of excitement and frustration from Londoners on social media.
The cold snap saw temperatures plunge to well under freezing conditions in some regions, with minus 14 degrees Celsius (seven degrees Fahrenheit) forecast on Saturday.
Air and ferry services were canceled due to severe weather conditions; car crashes reported
2 child refugees die as heavy snow buries Syria’s Idlib
Lake Cildir in Turkey has an elevation of 1,900ft and is surrounded by a mountainous region
Since mid Tuesday may parts of Istanbul came to a standstill with heavy snow and ice causing covering the entire city.
The Syrian Network for Human Rights announces that at least 27 Syrian refugees, including 16 children, died since March 2011 amid ongoing cold snap.
Abu Assi died shortly after being taken to a Khan Younis hospital after suffering respiratory failure
A snowstorm hit a handful of Middle Eastern countries on Tuesday, raising emergency alerts as the cold spell is expected to climax Thursday
Schools and roads across the country have been closed due to bad weather conditions
With the UN cutting the food voucher initiative, leading to catastrophic consequences for the refugees who will diet from the cold and from starvation