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Andrey Karlov

AKA Andrey Gennadyevich Karlov

Born: 4-Feb-1954
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 19-Dec-2016
Location of death: Ankara, Turkey
Cause of death: Assassination

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Diplomat

Nationality: Russia
Executive summary: Russian Ambassador to Turkey, assassinated

Assassinated at an Ankara art gallery by well-dressed off-duty policeman Mevlüt Mert Altıntaş, also a Turkish national, who shouted "Don't forget Aleppo, don't forget Syria!" Altıntaş was later killed by Turkish security services.

Wife: (until his death, one son)

    University: Moscow State Institute of International Relations (1976)
    University: Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Foreign Ministry (1992)

    Russian Ambassador to Turkey (2013-16)
    Russian Official Dir., Consular Dept., Foreign Ministry (2009-13)
    Russian Official Deputy Dir., Consular Dept., Foreign Ministry (2007-09)
    Russian Ambassador to North Korea (2001-06)

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