Siberian reality show to allow 'murder, rape, anything' and will be streamed worldwide

Siberian reality show to allow 'murder, rape, anything' and will be streamed worldwideA new Russian reality TV show set in the -40C Siberian wilderness will "allow rape and murder", its adverts claims, Sky News.

Game 2: Winter, described as the "ultimate survival test" casts 30 male and female contestants against each other and the elements for nine months.

It will be streamed online around the world 24 hours a day, seven days a week in English, French, German, Spanish, Chinese and Arabic.

"Each contestant gives consent that they could be maimed, even killed," reads the advert. "Two thousand cameras, 900 hectares and 30 lives.

"Everything is allowed: fighting, alcohol, murder, rape, smoking, anything."

The show's prize money has been set at 100m rubles (£1.3m) and will cast people from all over the world.

Russian entrepreneur Yevgeny Pyatkovsky, the creator of the Game 2 he said "any claim of participants even if they were to be killed or raped" would be refused.

"We will have nothing to do with this," he said. "This will be spelt out in a document to be signed by the participant before the start of the show."

However, Mr Pyatokvsky said the contestants will not be exempt of Russian laws- anyone who commits a crime could face jail time.

Rules of the game stipulate the contestants must by over 18 and "mentally sane".

Contestants will receive training to survive in Siberian territory but no more than 100kg of equipment will be permitted, and no firearms are allowed.

"The show will absolutely extreme, there are no exceptions," Mr Pyatkovsky said. "There will be no doctors with the participants.

"If someone gets sick, wounded and realise that he or she cannot pass the test, then the participant will quit the game forever."
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