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    Flowers are placed in front of a portrait of Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov in the Foreign Ministry in Moscow a day after the assassination of the Russian ambassador in the Turkish capital

    Another Suspect Detained in Turkey in Russian Ambassador's Murder Case

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    Another suspect has been detained in Turkey as part of investigation of the assassination of Russian Ambassador to Ankara Andrei Karlov, the Anadolu news agency reported Wednesday.

    ANKARA (Sputnik) — A total of three people, including two police officers, were detained in the case prior to today's detention.

    The report said the detainee had maintained contact by phone with ambassador's killer.

    Andrei Karlov was shot and killed at an art gallery exhibition opening in Ankara on December 19. Three more people were injured in the shooting. The gunman was killed at the scene by the police. The Russian Foreign Ministry said it considered the attack a terrorist act.

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