Who is the Russian ambassador who was killed in Turkey?
Andrey Gennadyevich Karlov was killed on Monday while attending a photo exhibition in Ankara
The Russian ambassador to Ankara was shot in the back and killed while giving a speech at an art gallery on Monday. The gunman was Mevlut Mert Aydintas, who worked for Ankara riot police for over two years.
According to Turkish Anadolu news agency, Andrey Gennadyevich Karlov was born in 1954 in Moscow.
He graduated from Moscow State Institute of International Relations in 1976. In 1992 he graduated from Diplomatic Academy.
He worked on different positions in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR and Russia, as well as foreign missions.
He has been serving as the Ambassador of the Russia to Turkey since July 2013.
Karlov was married with a son.