On 25 September, 2020 the Rector of the North Caucasian Federal University D.N.Bespalov visited the New Athos Monastery, accompanied by the director of the Abkhazian Institute for Humanitarian Research named after D.I. Gulia ANA, member of the Council of the Holy Metropolis of Abkhazia A.E. Ashuba.
In the cathedral church of St. Panteleimon, the guests were met by the abbot of the New Athos monastery, Hierodeacon David (Sarsaniya). He told them the history of the monastery and the current situation in it.