"For us, we took it as our sign, which symbolizes for us the struggle for peace, democracy and freedom. A community … united against the killing.”
The attacks came less than a month after the US officially warned that the Islamic State would target European “festivals” and “outdoor markets” during the Holiday season.
Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov, was assassinated Monday at an art exhibition in Ankara.
The attack comes just one day before Russia, Turkey, and Iran were due to hold talks over the ongoing conflict in Syria.
Syria is much more diverse a country than it might seem from cold social statistics.
Russia’s success in shaping the outcome of the Syrian struggle has made Moscow a player in the region again for the first time since the fall of the old Soviet Union.
You see headlines talking about the humanitarian disaster in the city, but it is hard to know what those headlines are talking about.