Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Francis / U.S. Coast Guard / Handout / Reuters

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy (R) approaches the Russian-flagged tanker Renda while breaking ice around the vessel, 97 miles south of Nome, Alaska.

Feet that a Russian tanker dubbed the Renda, trying to resupply icebound Nome, Alaska with 1.3 million gallons of fuel, progressed on Tuesday as a U.S. Coast Guard ship broke ice around it. The pair of ships went 50 miles on Monday and are still nearly 100 miles from the coast (via CNN)

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