About our Pokrovsk news
Latest news on Pokrovsk, a city and the administrative center of Pokrovsk Raion in Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine. Pokrovsk was hit by two Russian missile strikes on Monday, 7 August, 2023, killing five people and injuring 31 more, according to Ukrainian officials. The missiles targeted the city center and damaged a hotel, residential buildings and other civilian structures. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy accused Russia of trying to leave nothing but "broken and scorched stones" in eastern Ukraine. The attack came a day after a summit in Saudi Arabia on a peace settlement for the war in Ukraine, which Russia did not attend.