Analysts say the results of the vote will be keenly watched ahead of parliamentary elections in 2021 and will help shape Russia's political future, as President Vladimir Putin enters his third decade.
A six-member Indian team is participating in the international judo championship named after Jigoro Kano, a Japanese educator and athlete who founded judo.
Modi's remarks came at the 5th Eastern Economic Forum where he was invited as a chief guest by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Modi after talks with Putin said they discussed ways to bolster cooperation in trade and investment, oil and gas, nuclear energy, defence, space and maritime connectivity.
Close cooperation between Russia and India in military and military-technical areas is a key pillar of bilateral and especially privileged strategic partnership.
The prime minister said he is ready to make efforts to ensure that the EEF will help boost and expand economic relations between India and Russia.
Modi, who arrived in Russia on a two-day visit during which he will also attend the Eastern Economic Forum, is the first Indian prime minister to visit the Russian Far East Region.
Putin thanked the Indian premier for attending the Eastern Economic Forum in Russia's Far Eastern port city of Vladivostok as the guest of honour.
After their visit to the shipyard, the two leaders will hold the 20th India-Russia Annual Summit on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum.
In Vladivostok, Modi will participate as the chief guest at the 5th Eastern Economic Forum at the invitation of President Putin.
At a media briefing, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale said the visit will be a short one, lasting about 36 hours.
President Putin also awarded the Hero of Russia to the plane's second pilot, 23-year-old Georgy Murzin and bestowed other top awards on the plane's cabin crew.
The fall in Putin’s popularity is no surprise given the state of Russia’s economy, which has been growing at a snail's pace since 2014 - thanks to the oil price collapse and the Western sanctions.
During the call, Trump offered to help cope with the wildfires, while Putin considered the offer as a sign of potential restoration of bilateral relations.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was rushed to a hospital from a detention facility where he was serving a 30-day sentence for calling an unsanctioned protest.