"They carelessly trample on the norms and principles of global law, resort to blackmail, sanctions and pressure, and try to force their values and dubious ideals on entire countries and populations", said Putin, who is heading to China after the talks for another summit.
Mr. Putin's foreign affairs adviser, Yuri Ushakov, told Russian media the summit would focus on North Korea's nuclear program, noting that Russia will seek to "consolidate the positive trends" stemming from Trump's meetings with Mr. Kim.
Some experts say Mr Kim could try to bolster his country's ties with Russian Federation and China.
But with Moscow committed to upholding sanctions until North Korea dismantles its nuclear program, analysts said the summit was unlikely to produce any tangible help for Pyongyang, beyond a show of camaraderie.
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"Without question we welcome your efforts to develop dialogue between the Koreas, and to normalise North Korean-US relations", Mr Putin said.
The Vladivostok meeting follows repeated invitations from President Putin since Kim Jong-un embarked on a series of diplomatic overtures a year ago.
In this Wednesday, April 24, 2019, photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, foreground right, attends a welcoming ceremony in Vladivostok, Russia.
Russian Federation has provided some $25m in food aid to North Korea in recent years, according to the Kremlin.
North Korea last week launched a blistering attack on US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, insisting he be removed from the negotiations just hours after announcing it had carried out a new weapons test.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Russia on Wednesday, a day before talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Putin smiled and gestured to Kim before they both walked inside the building.
Kim's journey by rail echoed one made by his father, Kim Jong-il, who met Putin in Vladivostok in 2002 and once completed a 12,000-mile round-trip to Moscow on the same train.