This Is Not Good

[Content Note: Violence. There may be images of violence at some links, as news reports get updated, so please proceed with caution.]

This is very, very not good, not only because someone has been killed, but also because of the potential geopolitical implications of that harm.

(Leah's tweets shared with her permission.)

The Guardian: "Russian ambassador to Turkey shot dead in Ankara art gallery."

BBC: "Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov shot dead in Ankara."

I don't have expertise in this area to be able to provide much meaningful commentary, but I did want to let you know what's happening.

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