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By the 1980s the Soviet Union had spent decades pouring money into weapons and foreign wars.
It was going bankrupt. And in 1991, the USSR disintegrated.
But even if nuclear war was fading from our nightmares, it left us to wonder -- Just what would happen if old Soviet nukes got into the wrong hands?
And so, Hollywood's new 1990s villain became: The nuclear terrorist.
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