The meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and Russian President Vladimir Putin carries benefits for both sides. Should they come to an agreement, Mr. Putin could say he could make progress where President Trump couldn't.
President Donald J. Trump spoke at Nuss Truck and Equipment in Burnsville during a roundtable discussion on tax cuts and the U.S. economy in Burnsville, Minn., on Monday, April 15, 2019. At right is the president of Nuss Truck and Equipment Bob Nuss. (Renee Jones Schneider/Star Tribune via AP) In this Friday, April 12, 2019, photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un delivers his speech during a parliament session in Pyongyang. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP) Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers his speech during the International Arctic Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky) (ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS)