In Dagestan, celebrated the 10th anniversary of the revival of the Baku-Caspian diocese claimed that the capital of Dagestan, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the revival of the Baku-Caspian diocese will visit the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Kirill, who was in Rostov-on-Don. It seems that did not happen. The delegation consisted of a permanent member of the Russian Orthodox Church, Chancellor of the Moscow Patriarchate, Archbishop of Saransk and Mordovia Varsanofy, as well as the Archbishop of Elista and Kalmykian Zosimus, Bishop Aleksandr of Baku and the Caspian Sea. Guests were met at the airport first deputy chairman of the National Assembly of the Republic of Dagestan Nicholas Alchiev, chairman of the government RD Religious Affairs Ahmed Magomedov, deputy mayor of Makhachkala, Olga Portnyagina. The delegation arrived in Dagestan in the first place visited by a photo exhibition "Baku-Caspian diocese.
10 years old ways ", organized by the Museum of Makhachkala. Here Bishop Alexander spoke of the exhibited works reflect the life of the diocese until 1934 and after the revival in 1999. Then delegation met with Prime Minister of the republic, Shamil Zainalov, the mayor of Makhachkala, Said Amirov. Archbishop Varsanofy thanked for the warm and cordial reception, said that with my own eyes I saw how friendly relations between Orthodox Christians and other believers of the country. "I am glad that there are no conflicts on religious grounds. It will be good Muslims, good will and Orthodox Christians, and Jews. We one nation, we live in one country and build a future.