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 went on to work as assistant Metro editor, and currently writes feature stories about a variety of topics throughout New England.
By Brian MacQuarrie, Wesley Lowery and David Filipov , Globe Staff
Officials responded with relief as the remains of Tamerlan Tsarnaev were entombed at an undisclosed site.
By Wesley Lowery and David Filipov , Globe Staff
After the remains of bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev were moved out of Massachusetts, Governor Deval Patrick said that the wait had become a “circus.’’
By Wesley Lowery, David Filipov and Lisa Wangsness , Globe Staff
The independent autopsy of Tamerlan Tsarnaev comes as the belief that he and his brother, Dzhokhar, were framed gains traction in Russia.
By Brian MacQuarrie, Maria Sacchetti and David Filipov , Globe Staff
The surviving suspect told investigators he and his brother initially planned to detonate explosives during the July Fourth celebration, officials said.