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 went on to work as assistant Metro editor, and currently writes feature stories about a variety of topics throughout New England.

Latest stories

Minute marking bombs honored at Marathon

By David Filipov , Globe Staff

Suddenly, the loudest sounds at the finish line were the rhythmic padding of runners’ shoes. It was 2:49 p.m.

It’s a boy, mother-to-be tells husband at finish line

By David Filipov , Globe Staff

Sarah Norcott held a sign saying “We’re having a boy!” as her husband, Jim, ran by.

What carries them to the Marathon finish line

By David Filipov , Globe Staff

These are the stories of fleeting moments, bursts of joy and inspiration, that make race day unforgettable for many runners.

Residents reeling after carjackings, shootings, chase

By Travis Andersen, David Filipov and Ellen Ishkanian , Globe Staff and Globe correspondent

The incident unfolded in a string of car crashes, brazen carjackings, and a shootout, before ending with an arrest in Bedford.