According to The Economist , Nemtsov, unlike many other top government figures, "emerged from the troubled s with his reputation intact. United States President Barack Obama called on Russia's government to launch "a prompt, impartial, and transparent" investigation to ensure that "those responsible for this vicious killing are brought to justice". He added that his mother is also afraid for former oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky and anti-corruption activist Alexei Navalny.

Offizielle sprachen von mindestens Teilnehmern, Augenzeugen von mindestens Februar fand ein Gedenkmarsch tausender Menschen in Moskau statt. As part of the same political struggle, Nemtsov was an active organizer of and participant in Dissenters' Marches , Strategy civil actions and rallies "For Fair Elections".

Putin is not the legitimate leader of Russia. März offiziell beschuldigt und die übrigen drei in Untersuchungshaft genommen.