Moscow: Senior Russian Diplomat Shot Dead Hours Before Assassination of Ambassador in Turkey

December 20th, 2016

Via: Independent:

A high-ranking Russian diplomat has reportedly been found dead from a gunshot wound at his Moscow home.

Local media reported a senior civil servant in the Foreign Ministry was found dead at his home in the Balaklavsky Prospekt apartment block with a bullet wound in the head.

The victim has since been named as Petr Polshikov, 56 – who was the chief adviser to the Latin American department at the ministry.

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