Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov. Dossier
Aephi leads a biography of the Russian Ambassador in Turkey Andrey Karlov.
In Ankara killed by Russian Ambassador Andrei Karlov. An armed man burst into the hall of the gallery of modern art, which hosted a photo exhibition “Russia through the eyes of the Turks.” The gunman yelled, “Get out!” Then he opened fire on visitors. One of the bullets hit Charles in the back, the diplomat was urgently hospitalized and died in hospital.
PHOTO: Just minutes before the attack, the Russian Ambassador was pictured during his remarks in Ankara (Ecenur Çolak – Anadolu Ajansı) pic.twitter.com/V7HMTKbTDP
— Ragıp Soylu (@ragipsoylu) 19 Dec 2016
- Andrey Karlov was born on 4 February 1954.
- In 1976 he graduated from the faculty of international economic relations MGIMO.
- In 1992 he graduated from the Diplomatic Academy of the MFA of Russia. Speaks English and Korean.
- Since 1976, in the diplomatic service.
- In 1976-2008, he worked in various positions in the Central apparatus of the MFA and abroad.
- 9 Jul 2001 — 20 Dec 2006 worked as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation in the Democratic people’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).
- In 2007-2009, he was Deputy Director of the Consular Department of the foreign Ministry.
- January 26, 2009 — July 12, 2013 held the post of Director of the Consular Department of the foreign Ministry.
- July 12, 2013 — Ambassador extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation in Turkey. Charles was succeeded in this post by Vladimir Ivanovsky, who was the Ambassador of the Russian Federation in Ankara, from 2007 to 2013.
Married, has a son.