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    Russian Reality Show to Allow ‘Murder, Rape’

    May the odds be ever in your favor. Game2: Winter looks like a real-life Hunger Games, with 30 contestants pursuing a $1.6 million prize while stranded in Siberia for nine months and broadcast 24/7 online. They’ll be allowed knives, but no guns, and they’ll sign waivers acknowledging they could be killed or raped. While Russian laws will apply, the course is 30 minutes away from civilization by helicopter. At least 60 people have reportedly applied to contend with subzero temperatures, wild animals and, most dangerous of all, each other.

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