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Image: Russian servicemen carry a coffin with the body of the Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov after a farewell ceremony at the offices of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Dec. 22.

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Assassinated Russian Ambassador Laid to Rest

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

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Image: The flag-wrapped coffin of late Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov is carried to a plane during a ceremony at Esenboga airport in Ankara, Turkey, Dec. 20, 2016.

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

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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Image: The flag-wrapped coffin of late Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov is carried to a plane during a ceremony at Esenboga airport in Ankara, Turfey, Dec. 20.

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

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Image: Marina, the wife of Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov who was assassinated Monday, holds flowers during a ceremony at the airport in Ankara, Turkey, Dec, 20.

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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Funeral service for Russia's ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov

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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Image: Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a farewell ceremony for the Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov at the Foreign Ministry headquarters in Moscow, Russia, Dec. 22.

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

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Image: Andrei Karlov's widow Marina and Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev seen during a farewell ceremony for Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov at the offices of the Russian Foreign Ministry.

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

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Image: Maria, the mother of slain Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov, cries at his body during the funeral ceremony at the Christ the Savior Cathedral in Moscow on Dec. 22.

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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Image: Funeral for killed Russian Ambassador to Turkey

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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Image: Mother of Andrei Karlov, Maria, mourns holding a candle during a religious service for killed Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov inside the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow, Russia, Dec. 22.

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

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Image: Marina Karlova the widow of killed Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov, and his mother Maria are surrounded by mourners as they attend a memorial service at the Christ the Savior Cathedral, in Moscow, Russia, Dec.22.

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

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Image: Russian servicemen carry a coffin with the body of the Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov after a farewell ceremony at the offices of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Dec. 22.

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

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Image: The funeral of Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov at the Khimkinskoye cemetery.

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

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Image: The funeral of Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov at the Khimkinskoye cemetery, Dec. 22.

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

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