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a town in Gorky Oblast, RSFSR, located on the left bank of the Volga across from the city of Gorky, to which it is connected by a highway bridge (since 1965). There is a railroad station called Mokhovye Gory. Population, 51,000 (1969).

Industry consists of ship repairing, the production of ship and port equipment, glass manufacture (including window panes, shaped glass, and glass for the automotive industry), silicate production, metal rolling, machine repair, auto repair, shop equipment and business machine building, furniture manufacture, felt making, fulling and boot making, primary wool processing, and garment ornamenting. A large number of Bor’s enterprises are connected with plants in the city of Gorky. Bor has an evening industrial technicum, a school of culture and enlightenment, and a workers’ resort. Bor has been known since the 14th century and has been a town since 1938.


Trabe, L. L. Nashi goroda. Gorky, 1954.
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The Mayor of Bor said reconstruction works to the town included the difficult tasks of burying the dead and removing the large amounts of debris from burnt out houses and shops.
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The control has been very effective in places like Bor,'' said Pavlovic, a 44-year-old former miner with broad shoulders and beefy hands who moved to an administrative job because of an injury.
But our focus now is how to build confident among the displaced people to return to Bor.
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Bor county commissioner Mamer Ruuk strongly condemned the incident, urging residents to remain vigilant of any suspicious behaviour.
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There is an overriding public necessity to solve the groundwater problem, but BOR and the Irrigation District are arbitrarily and capriciously rejecting the only available solution: the Privately Funded Project.
Cattle keeper Abraham Thon stands in front of some resting cows outside Bor, the capital of South Sudan's Jonglei state, on 20 September 2014 (ST)