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Jurors in the first trial related to the Boston Marathon bombings hear their first full day of testimony Tuesday. A college friend of bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev listened on head phones Monday to a Russian translation of opening statements.

Azamat Tazhayakov is charged with obstructing the bombing investigation. Listen above to a full report from WBUR's Bruce Gellerman about the very different claims made by prosecutors and lawyers for Tazhayakov.

This segment aired on July 8, 2014.

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Bruce Gellerman is an award-winning journalist and senior correspondent, frequently covering science, business, technology and the environment.

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