David Filipov

As Moscow bureau chief from 1996 to 2004, Filipov covered Russia’s transformation from Communism, and reported from conflict zones in Chechnya, Afghanistan and Iraq. He currently writes news and feature stories in Boston, New England and overseas, and also works as an assistant Metro editor.

Latest stories

For Sept. 11, a sail to remember his father

By , Globe Staff

Globe editor David Filipov took to Boston Harbor to honor the man who taught him to sail.

Moscow’s Cold War site evokes the unthinkable

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A Soviet-era bunker offers lessons that resonate at a time of heightened tensions between the US and Russia.

Cape Cod Canal’s centennial celebrates historic waterway

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Simple maritime logic and topographic reality dictated the need for a canal.

Obama points at Russia as he calls for crash probe

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President Obama said Russia supplied Ukrainian separatists with weapons that could have brought down the Malaysian airliner.