Head of the Latin America Department of the Foreign Ministry of Russia Peter Polshikov was found shot dead in his apartment in Moscow, according to the Russian edition Ren-TV, citing its own sources.
It is noted that the Diplomat's body with a gunshot wound to the head was found in his apartment. At the scene, law enforcement officers found two shells, presumably of a traumatic weapon. Also a gun was found in the kitchen under the sink.
Official representatives of the Russian government have not confirmed the murder yet.