(in Russian, Vyru), a city, the center of the Voru Raion, Estonian SSR. Located in the southeastern part of the republic on Lake Tammula. A railroad station on the Pskov-Valga line. Population, 15,000 (1970). The city has a plant that makes gas analyzers, a linen mill, a plant that produces reinforced-concrete construction elements, and lumbering, meat-packing, and dairy complexes. Voru has an industrial technicum and the museum-home of F. R. Kreutzwald. The city was founded in 1784.


Ivask, A. la. Vyru. Tallin, 1969.
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Piirikultuurid ja -keeled, Voru (Voru Instituudi toimondusoq 17), 76-90.
In Estonia's Voru district a rather different dialect is spoken, sometimes launched as a language (Koreinik 2011; Raag 2010) and the Setu ethnic group living in the Petseri/Petchory area on the Russian border speak a similar dialect heavily influenced by their Orthodox faith and they now claim some recognition as an ethnic group (Assmuth 2011; Berg 1999; Kaiser, Nikiforova 2006).
Then strikes continued in Tallinn, Parnu and Paide on March 8, and in Voru, Tartu and Rapla on March 9.
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Vio aettum ao kaupa voru sem er framleidd a Islandi i stao _ess ao lata adrar _jooir graeoa a okkur.
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