The Russian President praised North Korean personality Kim as a “competent and mature politician” following the latter’s increasingly sour deadlock with the US President.
However, he urged the autarchic personality to defuse general tensions over Pyongyang’s controversial nuclear programme.
Mr Putin’s comments come after Kim suddenly concluded to revive discourse with South Korea two years after family pennyless down.
“I trust Mr Kim Jong Un has won this round,” Putin told Russian journalists.
“He has achieved his vital charge – he has a nuclear warhead, and a global-range barb with a operation of up to 13,000 kilometres (8,000 miles), which can now strech most any indicate of the globe, at any rate any indicate on the domain of its intensity enemy.
“He is an positively efficient and already mature politician.”
The Russian personality combined it was in Kim’s “interest to harmonise, ease the situation”.
World leaders were taken by warn when the North pronounced it wanted its athletes to take partial in the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang next month.
As partial of the understanding Kim pronounced he was penetrating to open up a discourse with Seoul.
On Tuesday, Pyeongyang concluded to send athletes and officials to the Games as the two Koreas held their first grave talks in the Demilitarised Zone in Panmunjom.
The White House pronounced on Wednesday Mr Trump is open to the US holding talks with North Korea “under the right circumstances” after his ally, South Korean President Moon Jae-in signalled a eagerness to lay down with Kim.
The offer is in sheer contrariety to the exhilarated difference between the US and North Korean leaders over the past year.
During their latest sell the span taunted any other about their nuclear capabilities.
Kim warned he had a nuclear symbol on his table and the “entire mainland of the US is withing the operation of the nuclear weapons”.
Mr Trump replied by observant he too has a nuclear button but “it is a much bigger and some-more absolute one than his, and my symbol works”.
North Korea fired 23 missiles during 16 tests in 2017, including 3 intercontinental ballistic barb (ICBM) tests.