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A Turkish police officer secures the road leading to the Russian embassy in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, Dec, 21, 2016. Russian Ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, was assassinated Monday by a police officer during the opening of a photo exhibition. (Emrah Gurel/AP)
A Turkish police officer secures the road leading to the Russian embassy in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, Dec, 21, 2016. Russian Ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, was assassinated Monday by a police officer during the opening of a photo exhibition. (Emrah Gurel/AP)
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The lower chamber of the Russian Parliament today called for heightened security measures for the country's diplomats after the ambassador to Turkey was assassinated in Ankara this week.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with David Filipov (@davidfilipov), the Washington Post's Moscow bureau chief, about how the Kremlin is responding.

This segment aired on December 21, 2016.

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