Russian stamps depict the darndest things
Some things just get lost in translation. That's my best explanation for the following head-scratcher, used widely across Russia in 1968 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Soviet Army. (Commenter Zarv from Englishrussia took a guess: "It's an ancient Russian tradition to kiss respected people, best friends three times in lips in gratitude." I'll have to side with Zarv.)
More wacky Russian stamps after the jump!