Trump has said he will pressure China to rein in North Korea's oftentimes unpredictable leader but that the U.S.
Dmitry Kiselyov, the popular pro-Kremlin host of Rossiya 1's Vesti Nedeli news program, has been increasingly critical of Trump.
"War can break out as a result of confrontation between two personalities: Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un", Kiselyov said.
"I don't want to telegraph what I am doing or what I am thinking", he said.
Do you remember when George W. Bush declared North Korea part of the axis of evil and he said "The United States of America will not permit the world's most risky regimes to threaten us with the world's most destructive weapons".
"He (Kim Jong-Un) is after all on his home territory".
Ahn was speaking in a conservative stronghold at a time when North Korea has ratcheted up regional tensions with threats of another nuclear or missile test. "His position is close, but not every time", said Peskov.
The message of disappointment with Trump has been building on state media for several weeks. The president, Anton tells me, is also still eager to pursue reconciliation with Russia despite the current tough words over Russian backing of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad and thinks "that he can even build a positive relationship with Vladimir Putin".
Polls suggest state TV's U-turn over Trump has filtered through to the public, most of whom get their news from TV. Do you remember when he told us that this agreement would be good for the USA and the entire world? A survey conducted by the state-run pollster VTsIOM released on Monday (Tuesday NZT) found that 39 per cent of Russians hold a negative opinion of Trump, versus only seven per cent in March.
Since then, Channel One and other Russian Federation media firms have become increasingly critical of the USA president.
Russian marines parade during the Navy Day celebrations in Sevastopol, Crimea, July 31, 2016.
Trump recalled former President Bill Clinton and former President Barack Obama's efforts to deal with the North, pointing out that they've "all been outplayed" by Kim dynasty.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov remained wary that USA military actions in Syria were the last of their kind.
White House officials have threatened to take action against North Korea as US President Donald Trump claimed he was sending a "powerful armada" to the Korean Peninsula.