The Wall Street Journal claimed that the US would have to make a number of concessions
The US is likely to make significant concessions to Russia over the storage of nuclear fuel.
The US is keen to get Russia's support as it tackles concerns including Iran and North Korea.
President George W Bush is due to meet with Russia's President Vladimir Putin later this week at the G8 summit.
On Monday, the Wall Street Journal claimed that the US would have to make a number of concessions because it "needs Russia more than Russia needs the US".