He was the author of two of the greatest novels ever written and an enormously influential philosopher, yet Tolstoy’s radical ideas still make him a controversial figure in Russia today. So how comfortable are Russians with their fiery, anti-establishment literary super-hero? The BBC’s Alan Yentob travels into the heart of the country to find out.
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