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China can see the limits of bailing out Russia's economy

Beijing will support Moscow as long as it does not fall foul of Western sanctions

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The Kremlin towers is reflected in a display of McDonald's on Mar 9, which temporarily close all of its restaurants in Russia: the massive actions taken by multinationals will probably bring China to a rethinking.   © Getty Images

Alicia Garcia Herrero is chief economist for Asia-Pacific at Natixis and a senior research fellow at Bruegel.

The unprecedented sanctions imposed on Russia in the wake of its invasion of Ukraine will devastate its economy, but just how bad things will get will depend on China and how much economic aid Beijing is prepared to extend to Moscow.

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