For us, at our latitude and elevation, having a pool does not make a whole lot of sense. I still see people have them.
Unless they are heated or we have a unusually warm summer, they might get a month, maybe two out of the year.
What happens in ANY Communist state ? SHORTAGES ……………in just about everything . Used to date a woman who grew up in the Soviet Union , She had more than a few , eye opening stories to tell . All these young pinheads that think Socialism is wonderful , have no clue .