Reporter/Assistant Metro Editor

David Filipov

As Moscow bureau chief from 1996 to 2004, David Filipov reported extensively about Russia’s transformation from Communism, and the wars in Chechnya, Afghanistan and Iraq. He currently oversees coverage of the gambling industry, features and breaking news, and writes news and feature stories in Boston, New England and overseas.

Latest stories

I’m downsizing: Should I keep the flak jacket?

By , Globe Staff

What about the things that were junk for anyone else, but for me represented tangible evidence of long-forgotten stops along my life’s path?

Nor’easter takes aim at coastal communities

By , , , Laura Crimaldi, and , Globe Staff

The blizzard caused flooding and power outages, but less of the devastating damage that some had feared.

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

By , Globe Staff

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