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Vilde, Ataman. Ataman Vilde appeared in the serial The Bandit Son Ataman Vilde and His Daring Band, which appeared in a Russian newspaper in 1912.

Hans Vilde is a young forester who saves the life of two young aristocratic women. Vilde is in love with one of the women, but his hopes for marriage to her are crushed when his uncle tells him that he was the son of a bandit. Vilde then joins a bandit gang and becomes their ataman (leader).

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