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Disaffected by his wealthy lifestyle, young Olenin joins the Russian Army in search of adventure.
He is then posted to the caucuses where he joins up with the Cossacks, a militaristic people from southern Ukraine who are posted at the frontiers of the Russian Empire.
Considered partly autobiographical some scenarios are considered to be reflective of Tolstoy's turbulent and wild twenties.
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