It is positioned between the right-wing    and the far-right. During the and local elections in western Ukrainethe party made significant gains and became a major force in local government. The party adopted a party emblem that could be associated with fascist formation and in Europe Datingsidor ukraina used by Neo-Nazi organizations. The SNPU's official program defined itself as an "irreconcilable enemy of Communist ideology" and all other parties to be either collaborators and enemies of the Ukrainian revolution, or romanticists.
According to Svoboda's website, during the Ukrainian parliamentary elections the party presented its platform as distinct from those of the communists and social democrats. In the parliamentary elections the party joined a bloc of parties together with the All-Ukrainian Political Movement "State Independence of Ukraine"  called "Less Words" Ukrainian: The paramilitary organization, which continues to use the Wolfsangel symbol, was disbanded in during the SNPU's reformation and reformed as an independent organization in Inthe party joined some actions of the " Datingsidor ukraina without Kuchma " protest campaign and was active in forming the association of Ukraine's rightist parties and in supporting Viktor Yushchenko 's candidacy for prime ministeralthough it did not participate in the parliamentary elections.
In the party had less than 1, members. In Februarythe arrival of Oleh Tyahnybok as party leader led a significant change in moderating the Social-National Party's image. However, according to Polish lawyer and political scientist Tadeusz A. Ukraine's Patriota paramilitary organisation dissolved Datingsidor ukraina and re-established in in a different legal form, continued to maintain "Datingsidor ukraina" with Svoboda. It was not until that this paramilitary organisation announced the break-up of all relationships with "Svoboda".
This neo-Nazi organisation still uses the Wolfsangel symbol. InTyahnybok was expelled from the Our Ukraine parliamentary faction for a speech calling for Ukrainians to fight against a " Muscovite - Jewish mafia",  and celebrated the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists for having fought "Moscovites, Germans, Jews and other scum who wanted to take away our Ukrainian state.
In the local elections the party had obtained 4. In the parliamentary electionsthe party received 0. The party's electoral breakthrough was the Ternopil Oblast local election when they obtained Tyahnybok's candidacy in the presidential election did not build on the Ternopil success. He did present a list of some 20 demands for second round candidate Yulia Tymoshenko had to fulfil first before gaining his endorsement—which included publicizing alleged secret deals Tymoshenko had with Vladimir Putin and ridding herself of what Datingsidor ukraina called Ukraine-haters in her close circles.
Between and party membership increased threefold to 15, members  traditionally party membership is low in Ukraine . As of Svoboda had factions in eight of Ukraine's 25 regional councils, and in three of those Svoboda is the biggest faction. Datingsidor ukraina early Svoboda was criticized in domestic and international media after party member Yuri Sirotyuk said that Ukrainian pop star Gaitanawho is of "Datingsidor ukraina" descent, was a poor choice to represent Ukraine at the Eurovision Song Contest because she was "not an organic representative of the Ukrainian culture"   Sirotyuk stated that "It looks like we don't want to show our face, and Ukraine will be associated with a different continent, somewhere in Africa.
In the run-up to the election, some Ukrainian media commentators and political analysts expected Svoboda's rising support would come at the expense of more mainstream elements of the opposition and to the Datingsidor ukraina of the ruling Party of Regions. In recent years, the BBC writes that "Svoboda" has "tapped a vast reservoir of protest votes" because of its anti-corruption stance and because it has softened its own image.
During the first two sessions of the newly elected parliament, Svoboda deputies and other opposition politicians clashed with MPs during the election of a prime minister and speaker amid allegations of continued voting for absent colleagues by government deputies. A 7—17 December opinion poll indicated that in a presidential election between Viktor Yanukovych and Svoboda leader Tyahnybok Tyahnybok would win Eighteen Svoboda members were killed in the Euromaidan protests and the Ukrainian revolution.
On 18 MarchSvoboda members posted an online video of party MPs beating acting National Television Company of Ukraine president Oleksandr Panteleymonov and trying to force him to sign a letter of resignation because he broadcast the Crimea ascension to the Russian Federation ceremony in the Kremlin. On 12 November the party's ministers in the Yatsenyuk Government resigned they became acting ministers till a new Government was formed.
In West Ukraine Svoboda improved its electoral performance in the October Ukrainian local elections. Olexiy Harana political science professor at the Kyiv-Mohyla Academysays "There is a lot of misunderstanding surrounding Svoboda" and that the party is not fascist, but radical.
Political scientist Andreas Umland predicted the party would continue to become moderate over time, and that "there's a belief that Svoboda will change, once in the Verkhovna Rada, and that they may become proper national democrats. The US ambassador in Kiev, Geoffrey Pyattsaid in that he had been "Datingsidor ukraina" impressed" by Svoboda's evolution in opposition and by its behavior in parliament. Motyl argues that Svoboda's brand of nationalism "has significantly diminished during, and possibly as a result of, the Euro Revolution.
Membership was restricted to ethnic Ukrainians and for a period the party did not accept atheists or former members of the Communist Party. The party has been accused of recruiting skinheads and football hooligans. On 12 November the party's ministers in the Yatsenyuk Government resigned they became acting ministers till a new Government was formedthey were: Svoboda's ideological Datingsidor ukraina emanates from Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists leader Yaroslav Stetsko 's "Two Revolutions" doctrine written in In the War in Donbass the "Datingsidor ukraina" favors resolving the conflict through use of force.
Svoboda is a party of Ukrainian nationalism and in was noted for favoring a solely presidential regime. The party describes its Datingsidor ukraina agenda in an article entitled "Nationalism and pseudonationalism" published on its official website.
Svoboda member Andriy Illienko calls for a "social and national revolution in Ukraine," a "major shift in [the] political, economic, [and] ethical system", and the "dismantling [of] the liberal regime of antinational occupation".