Assassination of Russian ambassador – (Retrospective)

ANTALYA, TURKEY - DECEMBER 20: A portrait of the murdered Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov is seen during Antalya Governor Munir Karaloglu's (not seen) condolence visit to Russian Consul General to Antalya Alexander Tolstopyatenko (not seen) in Antalya, Turkey on December 20, 2016. The ambassador was shot dead at the opening of an exhibition titled Russia through Turks' Eyes at an art gallery in Ankara on December 19, 2016. (Photo by Mustafa Ciftci/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Andrei Karlov, was shot during the speech at opening ceremony of a photo exhibition called ‘Russia as Seen by the Turks’. by Mevlut Altintas, 22. Turkish police officer.
This attack happened only day after protests in Turkey over Russia’s military intervention in Syria.
According to Russian TV, the ambassador had been attending an exhibition called “Russia as seen by Turks”. Reports suggested that gunman was later killed by police.

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