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Russia: Ambassador Andrei Karlov buried with military honours at Khimki cemetery01:49

Russia: Ambassador Andrei Karlov buried with military honours at Khimki cemetery

Russian Federation, Moscow
December 22, 2016 at 16:28 GMT +00:00 · Published

Hundreds of people arrived to the Khimki cemetery in Moscow Region on Thursday, to pay their last respects to Andrei Karlov, the Russian Ambassador to Turkey, who was assassinated in Ankara on Monday.

The Ambassador was buried with full military honours. The coffin was covered with the Russian flag and the honour guard, as well as the military band, attended the burial ceremony.

Previously, Russian President Vladimir Putin and other top-ranked Russian politicians attended a farewell ceremony for Andrei Karlov at Moscow's Ministry of Foreign Affairs building. Vladimir Putin, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev and others brought bouquets of red roses and expressed personal condolences to the family of deceased.

Russia: Ambassador Andrei Karlov buried with military honours at Khimki cemetery01:49
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Hundreds of people arrived to the Khimki cemetery in Moscow Region on Thursday, to pay their last respects to Andrei Karlov, the Russian Ambassador to Turkey, who was assassinated in Ankara on Monday.

The Ambassador was buried with full military honours. The coffin was covered with the Russian flag and the honour guard, as well as the military band, attended the burial ceremony.

Previously, Russian President Vladimir Putin and other top-ranked Russian politicians attended a farewell ceremony for Andrei Karlov at Moscow's Ministry of Foreign Affairs building. Vladimir Putin, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev and others brought bouquets of red roses and expressed personal condolences to the family of deceased.

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