As reported by Censor.NET, National Guard Commander Yurii Allerov said it on air of 5 Channel.
"Today, we have reached a rapid response level, we have appropriate equipment, we have helicopters, we have planes, that is to say that our response to that threat [in Sloviansk - ed.] would have been prompt, and I am sure that the victory would have been ours. Those events are unacceptable today," he said.
According to him, a new rapid response unit will test the upgraded equipment which is now produced in Ukraine.
"There is a coordinated work of both the government and the minister to ensure that modern Ukrainian-produced equipment be put into service. The presented complexes have been modernized in Ukraine. The new unit will test them. That is, today we are creating such components as rapid response units, sniper schools and test domestic equipment," Allerov said.