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WIM Galina Shliahtich Needs Your Help!

It is critical to transport Galina to Kiev for clinical examination

Galina Shliahtich

Summary by GM Golubev:

Several times, Galina Shliahtich was the IPCA Women World Chess Champion.
She also was Ukrainian Women’s Champion in 1998.
She was diagnosed with Multiple sclerosis since 1993.
She was diagnosed with Tuberculosis since 2006.
Her condition is steadily worsened lately and her life is in a big danger.
Shliahtich lives in a small town of Kalush in Ivano-Frankovskaya region (Oblast) in Western Ukraine.
She has a 14-years old son and an old father.

You can help Galina by donating through Webmoney. The owner of the account is Galina’s father, Shliahtich Ivan Nikolayevich:
WMR R358166141691 (RUR)
WMB B242663164808 (Belorussian Roubles)
EUR E383692265596 (Euro)
UAH U537948912215 (Ukrainian Hrivna)
USD Z507321178995 (American Dollar)

Update (9 Oct 2010)

For the moment, it is critical to transport Galina from her town Kalush (which is located in Western Ukraine) to Kiev for a clinical examination. An amount of a few thousand USD (even two thousand maybe) should be enough cover all the expenses. Therefore, even small donations will be highly helpful at this stage.

Those who wish to help Galina Shliahtich can also send a Western Union transfer in US Dollars to her father’s name:

Ivan Shliahtich
Kalush, Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast

and then (necessarily) to send the WU confirmation code to her son, Artur, by email at:

For more information contact GM Mikhail Golubev – gmi(at)

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