I've been trying to find this one for several years but somehow Google-fu was weak.
Pretty old - I think I read it in early/mid 90s. Internet-published.
Apocryphal mishmash of entire Noon universe
Very specific plot detail that can serve as litmus test remains in my memory - they had some sort of galactic defence firedrill, involving two star cruisers named after dinosaurs (I think one was Stegosaurus).
somewhat predictably, it was written in Russian