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Assassinated Russian Ambassador Laid to Rest

The casket of assassinated Ambassador Andrei Karlov traveled home from Ankara to Moscow.

The flag-wrapped coffin of late Ambassador Karlov is carried to a plane during a ceremony at Esenboga airport in Ankara, Turkey, Dec. 20, 2016. Karlov was assassinated on Dec. 19, during a cultural event at an art gallery in the Turkish capital, by off-duty Turkish policeman Mevlut Mert Altintas, 22, who had been serving in Ankara's riot police for two years.

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Karlov's wife Marina reacts next to the flag-wrapped coffin during a ceremony at Esenboga airport in Ankara, Turkey, Dec. 20.

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The flag-wrapped coffin is carried to a plane during a ceremony at Esenboga airport in Ankara, Turkey, Dec. 20.

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Marina, the wife of Ambassador Karlov who was assassinated Monday, holds flowers during a ceremony at the airport in Ankara, Turkey, Dec, 20. Turkey and Russia are more committed than ever to advance peace efforts in Syria, the two countries' foreign ministers declared Tuesday, a day after the killing in an attack both countries described as an attempt to disrupt their improved ties.

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The guard of honor carry the coffin during funeral service for Russia's ambassador to Turkey, in Christ the Savior Cathedral in Moscow, on Dec. 22.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a farewell ceremony for Karlov at the Foreign Ministry headquarters in Moscow, Dec. 22.

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Andrei Karlov's widow Marina and Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev seen during a farewell ceremony for Karlov.

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Maria, the mother of the slain ambassador, cries at his body during the funeral ceremony at the Christ the Savior Cathedral in Moscow on Dec. 22.

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The Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill conducts a memorial service for Karlov at the Christ the Savior Cathedral, in Moscow, Dec. 22.

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Karlov's mother mourns, holding a candle during his religious service, Dec. 22.

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The ambassador's widow and his mother Maria are surrounded by mourners as they attend his memorial service, Dec.22.

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Russian servicemen carry a coffin after a farewell ceremony at the offices of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Dec. 22.

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Soldiers march to the funeral of the ambassador at the Khimkinskoye cemetery.

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Soldiers shoot their rifles at the Karlov's funeral, Dec. 22.

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