FILE - In this May 13, 2014 file courtroom sketch, defendant Azamat Tazhayakov, a college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, sits during a hearing in federal court in Boston. Lawyers for Tazhayakov asked a federal judge during a hearing Wednesday, June 25, 2014, to allow potential jurors to be questioned on their attitudes about Muslims and whether they know anyone who was injured in the deadly attack. Tazhayakov, of Kazakhstan, is accused with another friend of removing items from Tsarnaev's dorm room, but is not charged with participating in the bombing or knowing about it in advance. Jury selection for his trial is set to begin Monday, June 30, 2014 in Boston. (AP Photo/Jane Flavell Collins, File)
In this May 13, 2014 file courtroom sketch, defendant Azamat Tazhayakov, a college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, sat during a hearing in federal court in Boston.
Jane Flavell Collins/AP file photo

Azamat Tazhayakov, one of three friends of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, is on trial in federal court in Boston for allegedly interfering with the bombing investigation.

Tazhayakov, 20, is accused of removed items from the bombing suspect’s UMass Dartmouth dorm room on April 18, 2013, just days after the blasts.

Tazhayakov has pleaded not guilty to obstruction of justice and conspiracy charges. His trial is expected to take three weeks.

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