President Obama receiving a 4th of July greeting from Vladimir Putin.

FOX's Simon Owen reports from the London bureau:

The Russian President sending congratulations to President Obama, in a written message made public by Putin's office.

It says quote "the history of Russian-American relations shows that when we act as equal partners, we are able to successfully resolve the most complex international issues". The message the latest indication that Russia wants to get relations with the U.S. back on track after a stormy period following Russia's involvement in the crisis in Ukraine.

In London, Simon Owen, FOX News.

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