World Bulletin / News Desk
"The body of Roman Filipov has been returned, thanks to the actions of Russian intelligence service and Turkish Armed Forces," the ministry said in a statement.
A farewell ceremony at the request of Filipov's family will be held on Feb. 7 in Russian southern city of Voronezh, it added.
On Saturday, a Russian Su-25 fighter jet was shot down while flying over the Idlib de-escalation zone.
Located in northern Syria near the Turkish border, the Idlib province was declared a de-escalation zone.
In the de-escalation zones -- endorsed by Turkey, Russia and Iran -- acts of aggression are expressly prohibited.