Vladimir Putin waded into the North Korea crisis this morning and told Donald Trump: ‘Stop bullying Kim.’ Russia’s ironman leader warned the “intimidation” of Kim Jong-un’s regime must end. He said: “We must stop intimidating North Korea and find a peaceful solution to this problem.” But Vlad also had words of warning for the wannabe nuclear state –

telling Kim he must not build his nuclear arsenal. One test landed within 60 miles of Russia’s Far Eastern coast on Saturday night. At a meeting on his state visit to China, Putin added: “We are categorically against the expansion of the club of nuclear powers. “We consider [the missile test] counter-productive, harmful and dangerous.” Despot Kim is trying to fit a nuclear warhead to one of his ballistic missiles – the largest of which it is feared could hit the US. READ MORE