Danylo Stonis is an intern at the ISDP Asia Program and obtained a master’s degree in geopolitical science at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. Currently he is enrolled in the doctoral program of International Relations at Matej Bel University in Banska Bystrica, Slovak Republic. His research is primarily focused on Central Asia Region and its relations with Russia and China. His research interests also include International Relations, Politics, Economics and Security issues of Central, East and South Asia with a focus on Russia, China and India.