The possible causes of death are still being investigated.

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A Russian diplomat was found dead at home in Moscow hours after the ambassador of the same nationality was killed in Ankara, Turkey.

Petr Polshikov, 56, has been shot dead in the head, the Daily Mail reports. The shooting circumstances are still unknown and police are now investigating the possible causes of his death.

It is known that a weapon was found underneath the bathroom lavatory of the man who worked at the Russian embassy in Bolivia.

The diplomat’s wife would be in the house at the time of the firing, but she is safe.

The incident occurred on the same day, and only hours after, the ambassador Andrey Karlov was killed during the opening of an exhibition in Turkey.

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