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    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has come to pay last respects to Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov, who was killed in Ankara on Monday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The prime minister laid dark-red roses beside the casket, said farewell and offered his condolences to the relatives of the diplomat.

    Karlov was shot at an art gallery exhibition opening by Turkish off-duty police officer Mevlut Mert Altintas. Three more people were injured in the shooting. The Russian Foreign Ministry said it considered the attack a terrorist attack.

    A farewell ceremony for the Russian ambassador is taking place in the Russian capital.

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