Immediately wanted to mention that this extension is in addition to the main plugin ExtraVote.
This plugin actually runs in your articles rating, and module Top ExtraVote shows which materials are the most popular.
The composition of this module also includes support for languages such as English, Russian, Ukrainian, Spanish, Italian, German and others.
Fine tuning parameters: the number of articles, columns, etc.
Fast and straightforward setup, select the type of rating.