Interesting facts about the famous kiss of Brezhnev

Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev was kind of humane and mild.No wonder, when he ruled the Soviet Union, called the "thaw."He became famous eyebrows, with orders and medals.But most of all known to the world famous kiss of Brezhnev.The leader of the Soviet Union was very fond of kissing.And not only with women.This "honor" awarded by the Secretary-General and the most senior representatives of the other powers.Indeed, given the status of Brezhnev could not dodge almost anyone.

famous kiss of Brezhnev

he concludes as follows: the leader of the Soviet Union concluded the "victim" in their cuddle and kissed first in the left cheek, then - to the right, and at the end - on the lips.Hence the name of the famous "Triple Brezhnev."

Whence originated the famous kiss of Brezhnev, is not known.But there is speculation that the culprit - Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, who in 1968 first came to the Soviet Union and has quickly gained the confidence of Leonid Brezhnev.The fact that the triple kiss - is an Arab tradition that the gesture is mutual trust and affection for the man.

few facts about the famous kiss

  1. traumatic.During a kiss with the leader of Yugoslavia, Josip Broz Tito, Brezhnev accidentally broke his lip.
  2. only American president to receive this "honor" was Jimmy Carter.
  3. most famous and shocking - kiss of Brezhnev and Honecker.This happened in 1971, when the head of Eric Honecker, East Germany came to the USSR.At the sign of peace, unity and friendship of the peoples and Brezhnev gave him a kiss.Photos "brotherly kiss" was even redrawn talented Russian artist Vrubel on the Berlin Wall.
  4. ┬źTriple Brezhnev" did the famous flea before a young American teacher choreography Annie Hallman, who along with the US delegation arrived in the USSR in 1973.After a heartfelt speech of Soviet leader girl came up to him to give flowers, and ... won the famous kiss of Brezhnev with his usual dedication and passion!
  5. photo, which depicted a passionate kiss Leonid Brezhnev and Indira Gandhi, takes pride of place in her apartment, converted into a museum.

Those who kissed the Soviet leader, it is difficult to count, much easier - those who could tactfully evade.

Failed "Triple Brezhnev┬╗

  1. Margaret Thatcher .In 1971 prim and proper Englishwoman and the "Iron Lady" on time and I was able to tactfully dodge passionate embrace of the Soviet leader.
  2. Fidel Castro .In 1974, Cuban leader flew for the first time in the USSR.He already knew in advance about the allegiances of Leonid Brezhnev kissing when they met, and he knew that, if we allow it, it will be ridiculed at home.So Fidel, to avoid shame, descended on the plane with a huge smoking cigar in his mouth.
  3. Nicolae Ceausescu .Romanian leader was the one who just refused to kiss the secretary general, as it was very squeamish person.

And by the way, scientists have proved that kissing is very beneficial to health.And, apparently, Leonid Brezhnev knew about it already.So Kiss your health!