Visiting the Maidan, the seat of the new year protest
which is still occupied by protesters, the MP said.
"It was a very powerful and moving experience. We
have all seen the pictures on television,of course, but to stand on the spot
where so many young people were murdered by snipers in the cause of democracy
was very humbling and drives home the message that we are fortunate to live in
Speaking before his deployment Sir Roger added:
"We hope for a peaceful and fair Presidential
election and a result that will be accepted both by the whole of Ukraine and by
the Russians. There will be parts of the country in the East where voting
cannot take place because of intimidation but it is already clear that most
people want to put this election behind them and move forward as a free and
independent nation. "