It depends on what is considered a "counter." if the picture at the bottom of the page then Yes, in the West usually don't like in contrast to the Russian pollute their pages with all sorts of left-wing buttons.
If considered a counter tool for the analysis of visits that used in the West and in Russia.
Yandex.metric, google they know how to count, without buttons on the website. We recently decided piwik
, since the metric is almost not in use — convenient + adblock and all sorts of other bannerbreak it is not cut, unlike other counters, and therefore shows a more accurate data (a difference of about 5% with the metric GA)